A weekly compilation of collected microfictions composed by yours truly. If your time is short, these are shorter!Continue Reading →
Chapter Five: Overtime The Kitzillaki drone’s sensor buds twitched and loomed over Cretaceous Queen, and she was oblivious to anything beyond her struggle to breathe. But as her vision darkened and she gagged in vain for air, there was a sudden crack of noise that drew her eyes to the blue sky above. Foom! A... Continue Reading →
Chapter Four: Countdown “Hey! Are you alright?!” Kurtzberg coughed while she waved away purple gas. Phantom opened his eyes lying face down on the bridge. He pulled himself to one knee, held his gut, and groaned. He and the trio he’d saved were now hundreds of yards from the bus, out of harm’s way near... Continue Reading →
Chapter Three: Last Best Hope The occupants of the vehicles packed bumper to bumper on the eastern exit of the Memorial Bridge had abandoned them as the shadow of the forty foot steel titan rose into sight. Fleeing on foot, most had stampeded back towards the bridge’s western end as a panicked mob. Six lanes... Continue Reading →
Chapter Two: Urruatta There was a split-second breach into lightless, extradimensional space. The brief shift to weightless non-direction was like a rollercoaster dip before the pair materialized a foot above the Lee Building’s roof. Gravity reasserted its caress, and they dropped down from the cloud of purple gas that enveloped them. Katie maintained her balance,... Continue Reading →
A weekly compilation of collected microfictions composed by yours truly. If your time is short, these are shorter! Copyright © 2017 by Jason H. Abbott, All Rights Reserved.
Chapter One: Extinction Event Katie skidded to a halt in her low top sneakers. Gasping in exhaustion and shock, she surveyed a traffic jam of hastily abandoned cars. She caught her breath and found no persons living or dead amid the destruction her eyes beheld. The girl reshoulderd her messenger bag, talking to herself as... Continue Reading →
Time for a new weekly writer’s roundup of my works-in-progress and those ready to read! This week has been alternately exhilarating and frustrating. It’s been great to have my website done, and after its launch only a few minor things came to light (likely unnoticed by anyone but me) that were easy to fix. I... Continue Reading →