Category Archives: Twilight Zone Inspired

‘Heaven sent a hellish scent’

 “Is that lavender I smell?”; He pondered out loud. “How would you know?”; His wife chortled. “You wouldn’t realize if a dead cat was in here! You have the worst sense of smell of anyone I know. I’ve worn this … Continue reading

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‘Threadbare apocalypse’

 It wasn’t obvious at first. People shuffled about downtown in the crowded city. A million distracted souls were occupied with a million different missions. None of them payed much attention to the others. There were people from all creeds and … Continue reading

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‘High pedestal’

 “Ok! Ok! I get it. You are excited but what exactly does your augmented reality thing do, Mr. Parker?”    “Please, call me Walt. As I was saying, it’s only natural for small animals scurrying about to fear much larger … Continue reading

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‘Reflecting pool’

He gazed with awe and wonder  at a faint reflection in the stream. There below the rippled surface  was another ‘him’, it would seem.  Was the doppelgänger realm a lie  or did it perfectly mirror his own? For all he … Continue reading

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  ‘Brown state’ (George Romero fan fiction)

  They rose up all at once. Those who once were. Immediately an army of the dead was amassed from the decaying legions. They marched with one purpose; vengeance. They were furious that time continued on without them. All of … Continue reading

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‘Old Willie Padgett came home’

There at the dried-up river bed on Bracket Ridge I saw it. Twisted. Dead. Half hidden by autumn debris. I wanted to believe it was something else but in my heart I knew it was real. I hesitated to disturb … Continue reading

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‘Phantom buzz’ (end)

Eventually Astrid, Nate and a few other members of the staff warmed to her. Shae read over the team’s research progress with enthusiasm. It wasn’t every day that a traditional scientific study uncovered evidence of credible paranormal activity. She was … Continue reading

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