Tag Archives: inanimate

Plane Crash (4/?)

Mary Prankster: “I just got word that a skeptic has just ‘landed’ in our fair realm. He’s an ebook critic from some upstart website, and when he learned about Subreality he dismissed it as some elaborate hoax that his friends … Continue reading

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Robin Anson vignette #1

I walked into the house — mansion, really — following the instructions that had been mailed to me by “Anson Freedom Fighters.” In the back of my mind I couldn’t help but wonder if it was a trap, or if … Continue reading

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Flashfic: Marla at home

As I entered the house, a bottle of beer came floating my way. “Hi, honey,” said Marla’s disembodied voice in greeting, as unseen lips pecked me on the cheek. “Hi, hon,” I answered, grabbing the open beer bottle from midair … Continue reading

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Incident Report

I’ve really been enjoying my new car, a “pearl white” Oldsmobile Alero . Let me tell you about what happened to me yesterday… After work, I went out to my car, and when I got inside I saw a paper … Continue reading

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Flashfic: Meanwhile, Out on the Roads…

(This vignette was inspired by a story in progress at the Eos Chronicles site. That’s site’s webmaster has given me the OK to write vignettes based on events in his story. So far this is the second. Here’s the first: … Continue reading

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Idea: Snatched During a Test Drive

This one is more in the invisible tickle-monster pocket: I go to a car dealership and find myself drawn to an extra-large SUV, something I’d ordinarily not pay any attention to — horrible gas mileage, horrible to park, etc. The … Continue reading

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Do Not Fondle the Merchandise (WIP)

This story’s been in the works for ages now. It was actually posted but I took it down to rewrite the beginning and never did get around to it. (Though I suppose someone out there will be happy to see … Continue reading

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Plane Crash (1/?)

Full disclosure: there is no actual airplane collision anywhere in this story. The faint light of dawn fell upon the sleeping figure in the small, cluttered bedroom. Moderate snoring could be heard as the figure began to stir. The comforter … Continue reading

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The New Secretary

What happens when the narrator visits his inventor friend’s office and finds out his friend’s new secretary is an animated zentai suit? Man goes into his friend office at her office. When he gets there he finds her seated at … Continue reading

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Middle of Nowhere

The gas gauge was getting a little too close to “E,” and he was hopelessly lost. I shoulda checked the map before I left home, he thought. This is what I get for following a non-driver’s directions. Well, not a … Continue reading

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