The Man Who Found a Cat in His Hair

Gerald hadn’t meant his hair to grow so long. He’d had his chance in the summer when the salons reopened, at just the time when his hair, moving beyond the point of mere shagginess, was starting to become distinctly unusual. Nevertheless, and despite the regular occasions when he looked in the mirror and thought, “I …

The Seized Moment: a story by Andrew Crowther

“Jake! Aren’t you ready yet? We’re going!” Jake called down from his room: “In a moment!” “Now!” Jake did not really want to go on the demonstration. Fourteen years of age, he had better things to do with his time on a Saturday morning. However, he knew he ought to show willing. After all, as …

The Last Fling of All

In those last minutes, the Great Leaders returned to their deep bunkers, and the missiles soared and dropped. In every part of the world, every person that there is felt one searing moment of pain, as flesh stripped away. In the silence that then fell, each person looked down at a bony arm or leg, …

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