What to say on the Phone

When talking to a receptionist on the phone, to set up an appointment or ask for information, there is a specific way the conversation should go. Almost like a script. At the end… Continue reading

Anarchists

Anarchists are misled. The whole point of humanity is to struggle against nature. Anarchy is the natural state of the universe. Even the most perfect systems will eventually give way to entropy, and… Continue reading

Clothing Options

I often go into the grocery store late at night, just before the place closes. This way, I can avoid the masses of people who don’t know what they want, and think the… Continue reading

Bits of Bad Advice From Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends are, according to every English teacher and Magic: The Gathering enthusiast, important stories that teach us valuable lessons about life. This isn’t always the case. Sometimes they teach lessons that… Continue reading

Naieveatron

A heavy silence filled the night air, along with the smell of wet asphalt and motor oil: the smell of a city recovering from a rainstorm. The streets were abandoned, save for a… Continue reading

Skeletons in the Closet

“Skeletons in the Closet.” Is a weird phrase. At the time it was first used, did people make a habit of killing people and then putting them in their closets? “Oh, I guess… Continue reading

Undead Litigation

Alexander was pinned. There was a brick wall on one side of him, a chain-link fence on the other, and a feral walking corpse bearing down on him. Through its flesh was falling… Continue reading

The Man in the Cage

Frankie was visiting the zoo. He went past the lions, saw the monkeys, and went through the reptile house. All in all, it was a good visit. On his way out, with his… Continue reading

The True Measure of Success

The young man returns home after years of dedicated work. He has made quite a mark on the world, found fortune and glory, and wants to return to proud parents and a familiar… Continue reading

The Harsh Reality of Power Outages

Civilization has come a long way since humans first settled down to build houses and make pottery and brew beer. Now, we have become stronger. We have created tools and systems that our… Continue reading

Astronauts

When I was a kid I thought I might like to be an astronaut. Then I learned that I just don’t have enough dedication for that. Potential astronauts spend their whole lives working,… Continue reading

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