That Funky White Light by Fred Shrum, III

That Funky White Light By Fred Shrum, III I expected to hear trumpets.  I thought I would see horsemen.  I predicted that the Mississippi would run red.  But we can’t always get what we want. How does a man test his mettle when his hand is made of leather and his throne of wood? The…

The Chronicles of Velasquez: Part 3 by V.Castro

We conclude The Chronicles of Velasquez by V.Castro. Landing was the easy part. Now, they had to follow a drone through a sulphur field that would eventually transform into lush meadows, with ample water and a pleasant temperature. The trees were short stubby things that didn’t provide enough cover to hide potential dangers. It seemed…

The Chronicles of Velasquez: Part 2 by V.Castro

Women in Horror Month may be over, but we are continuing to celebrate women in horror with Part 2 of V.Castro’s The Chronicles of Velasquez. The long sleep was over. A soothing voice greeted the crew while with the smell of coffee and birds chirping piped into the pod. The light was bright to give…

The Chronicles of Velasquez: Part 1 by V.Castro

We continue our celebration of Women in Horror Month with a three-part series by V.Castro.   “VEL-AS-KEZ, you dumb fuck!” “Whatever. Your name is Marine. Now move!” Since Leticia could remember, she had always wanted to be a Marine. Her father, her uncle Roland, her grandfather: all Marines. Someone had to carry on this tradition.…

Cursed Books

Cursed Books Have you been working on your to be read list for 2019? Would you be interested in including a book or two that may or may not conjure a demon? Why not? It may be nice to welcome a new visitor into your home this year. Following are a few books that are…

Vampires are real…

Vampires are real… At least, some people continue to believe in the vampire. In recent decades, the vampire of folklore, legend, and myth has taken on this decadent, sexy persona. Why are vampires in modern fiction always so wildly wealthy and attractive? When young adult fiction began to explore the vampire in teenage love triangle…