Fiction

Sketchpad

“All this?” “And most importantly, this.” Jaxon was holding a vial. “In here is the uncertainty machine. Programmed randomness.” “A vial?” “It is ancient tech, as old as the sphere itself.” “But everything is -“ “Controlled centrally of course. Just every so often we do a random event. It is Earth-like and part of where … Continue reading

Fiction

Ambition

The slow and persistent blink, dark red and coming from deep within the iris, a perfect mirror for Will’s ambition. “He was once a lower intern. Gifted, yes, but not of the standard that would naturally advance in his department. I offered a solution. It’s elegant, really, he can see in one eye as you … Continue reading