Short Story: Perfidy

The lights flickered as the sound of thunder rattled the windows before going out, casting Edmund into darkness. The sound of wind and torrential rain lashed against the window as he fumbled for a lighter. He cursed the decision to quit smoking, a decision forced on him by his wife. He cursed his inability to … Continue reading Short Story: Perfidy

Short story: Revenge is but a game

Natalie absent-mindedly stirred her martini before pulling out the skewer and eating the olive. Her eyes were locked onto her friend who sat uncharacteristically quiet. After a few more minutes, the silence got to her and she blurted out, "Is this why you asked me out for cocktails, to sit in awkward silence all night? … Continue reading Short story: Revenge is but a game