Dystopian and Apocalyptic

The Last Inquisition by Liam Agius Camilleri

The Last Inquisition by Liam Agius Camilleri

Inquisitor Burnes looked out from his carriage window at the liminal space where the dunes met the sky, mused on the minimal grace with which men get to die, and stopped himself. He was thinking poetically, and that would not do at all, as that […]

Eternal by Kaylena Robin Steiner

Eternal by Kaylena Robin Steiner

Footfalls. Dying echoes of sudden movement. A vast open plain. Winding lazily along its edge, a river. The river meanders towards a small forest. Forest and river meet plain at a copse of tall, leafy, deciduous trees that stand denser than the rest. Hiding in […]

Where Man Lost his Soul by Reuben Zammit

Where Man Lost his Soul by Reuben Zammit

Problem Solver #2018 felt parched but walking to the nearest of the legally mandated water dispensers standing at regulation 80m intervals would mean giving up his 1 by 1 hot-desk to one of the 5% lurking around the low-ceilinged vault, the further ends of which […]

The Crimson Angel by Jacob Fiott

The Crimson Angel by Jacob Fiott

I was a fool. We all were. Every last one of us. We were blinded by his sweet words, his charm and grace. He played us like a fiddle. He never did anything illegal. He never did anything that was considered immoral by the majority. […]

Hylurania by Bernadette Wouters

Hylurania by Bernadette Wouters

Helyna strolled through the Forest of Winterborough, the great forest which she had only just discovered. Five days ago, home would have been a big house in the centre of an enormous city. A house shared with her parents, two sisters, and one brother. It […]