Act IV: Gettysburg

by Jason Pere A jaundiced moon hung in the sky over the Gettysburg National Military Preserve. Within the confines of the perimeter fence, the terrain...

The Temptation of Brother Petrovic

“Vot do you see? Vot is my fated destiny?” Brother Feodor Petrovic’s fingers brushed up and down against the three cross beams of the...

Act III – The Castle

By Jason Pere “So here’s the story. Jasper Stone was a Captain in the Confederate Army, and a right bastard by all accounts. At Gettysburg he...

Act II – The Search for Coot Jenkins

by Jason Pere Chuan “Jen” Qí came out of Tombstone’s General Store with two armfuls of provisions. The fruitless search for Jasper Stone was drawing...

Falling Star

Falling Star by Jeff Bailey   In most of the world, sunset was the sun’s warm embrace across the world before it receded. In Gomorra, it was...

Return to Gomorra, Part 3

So far Coot Jenkins, Rafi Hamid, and Jack “Black Jack” Jackson had not seen hide nor hair of any other living being since their...

Return To Gomorra, Pt 2

The door to the Gomorra sheriff’s office squeaked in protest as it swung inward. The splintered piece of wood hung precariously from its hinges...

Return to Gomorra, Part 1

 Nighttime on Gomorra’s outskirts was never completely silent. Somewhere a nameless critter howled or squawked at the moon. Occasionally a lonesome traveler whistled to...

Blood in the Dust

Wendy Cheng, formerly known as Xiong, slumped against a hitching rail and surveyed her shadow cast by the midday sun. She traced the outline of...

Too Tough To Die

Act 1 “Matilda, do you remember what happened?” John said when I came back. Of course I remembered. Nobody could forget a day like...