An especially bizarre bank robber successfully eludes police in a small city.
Just before the end of business on a sweltering summer day, two clerks and a manager inside the Queen Street branch of the Appalachia National Bank froze in their places as a wanted criminal stepped through the revolving door. Continue reading ““Icewoman””
“Oh, there isn’t a green one?”
“Which wire? Red or blue?”
The transmitter inside the armored van gushed with the frantic breathing of the explosive ordnance disposal specialist.
Continue reading ““Red or Blue””
But always needing to run.
He knew that Juárez was not safe.
El Paso was just a stone’s throw away.
Continue reading ““Wishing to Disappear””
Who doesn’t love strawberry milk?
“This dairy farm goes through a lot of field hands,” Hank observed.
Continue reading ““The Dairy Farm””
A supernatural nightmare for any parent.
A sea of blue, green, red, and yellow spheres.
That’s all he found.
Continue reading ““The Ball Pit””
A collection of ominous short fiction from my Twitter account (@jojascully).
The mine shaft erupted in flames.
“Well, you found me,” Satan said pushing a drill out of the way. “Now, which way to the surface?”
Continue reading ““I Warned You” (VSS XXV)”
A collection of ominous short fiction from my Twitter account.
The poison was colorless, but there was a foul aroma.
Mrs. Claus wasn’t pleased.
She had one night of privacy to get this right.
Continue reading ““One Night” (VSS XXIV)”