Miranda's grandfather thought the world of her. She had been the first person the hospital had called when he was admitted. It had been snowing, a constant wind wrapped around the city like a coil, changing things, energising things, sending normal people mad. Christmas felt unreal. Miranda had just left in a hurry to the [...]

The Meetup

Faith was told to wear her mask; that was going to be how he recognised her. It was also his fetish. She felt embarrassed but instead of trying somehow to blend in or minimise her presence she role-played as someone genuinely enjoying wearing a goat mask in a busy cafe. People who entered gave amused [...]

Dalia and the Jellyfish

The tide washed between Dalia's thighs, receded, bubbled and fizzed as it was dragged back out to the blue ocean. From the deck her uncle watched—he was entertaining guests from work. On the soft grey shore clear blobs of jellyfish sat happy and inert. At first the children had been throwing them back into the [...]