Category: Always into Darkness

That darkest of places, where the monsters always win. A place where, even in the daylight, the endless night prevails.

Short stories in the tradition of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterpiece Psycho, that are … “Always into Darkness”.

Murder on Mars, Chapter 31

From IO to the end of the Universe

Herminie Phyllis Chavez: The Filipino Wonder Woman. Total idiot. Or, to be kinder, a sufferer of a variant of body dysmorphic syndrome, mixed with obsessive compulsive disorder, who lives in a country where unscrupulous “doctors” perform plastic surgery on her instead of sending her to a psychiatrist.… Read Full Article “Murder on Mars, Chapter 31”

Murder on Mars, Chapter 29


bodyguard (or close protection officer) is a type of security guard or government law enforcement officer or soldier who protects a person or a group of people—usually high-ranking public officials or officers, wealthy people, and celebrities—from danger: generally, theft, assault, assault, kidnapping, assassination, harassment, loss of confidential information, threats, or other criminal offences.… Read Full Article “Murder on Mars, Chapter 29”

Murder on Mars, Chapter 27

Wanda the Scarlet Witch

The universal holster. Technically, a universal holster isn’t a holster at all, it’s a weapons generator. But, it can only generate weapons that have been loaded into it.

It looks like a larger version of a hard box full pack cigarette case except for the fact that it’s ABS plastic instead of some fashionable hardshell material, and there’s no solid magnetic flip top closure or any closure for that matter.… Read Full Article “Murder on Mars, Chapter 27”