Debut by Stephen Baily

Debut by Stephen Baily

Through the open window above the tub, an outcry reaches us from the world. I sink my battleship, but it pops right back up to the surface. More shouts follow.
Confession by Lorna Wood

Confession by Lorna Wood

The Agency hired me so if anything went wrong they could claim I was acting on my own hook. We’d only just opened up diplomatic relations with Dokpur, and things…
Man on Fire by Nik Vestberg

Man on Fire by Nik Vestberg

I didn’t even have time to get annoyed at the man squeezing past me in the stairwell before I realised he was on fire. He didn’t seem to care himself…
The Old Bag by Linda Casper

The Old Bag by Linda Casper

The beaten-up, old leather bag of indeterminate colour looked the most interesting find so far. James brought it down from the attic and dumped it on the kitchen table for…
Troll Bot

Troll Bot

The latest item had come in while Ray was out of the office. West Coast – TB17. He looked at it and swore under his breath. He hadn’t signed on…