Posts by Scott Beggs

At the Annual Meeting of The Representatives of The Dead

At the Annual Meeting of The Representatives of The Dead

Antipas wasn’t nervous. What was left of his head ached, but he’d handled forty-three consecutive Grand Councils without much issue, and...

The Sharp Folly

The Sharp Folly

Taritha Aines was the first to get to him. She caned her way over long before the sun coughed up its...

Like No One’s Watching

Like No One’s Watching

I’m surprised she’s still dancing. After three hours without rest, after the band started eyeballing their watches, after everyone else...

In Lieu of Donations

In Lieu of Donations

Uncle Jerry lied to us every time we saw him. That was when we saw him. The old dust mite...

The Steel Boy

The Steel Boy

Thomas had never known what to call his home. No one else did either. When you’re the son of a man...

That Summer At Ease

That Summer At Ease

Five years old and shimmering, Tobey and Wendy dip their tiny toes into the cool of Summer. From way far...

The 200,000-Year Blowout

The 200,000-Year Blowout

Aelomar stood inside the entrance to the cavern, letting the soft breeze swirl around him and envisioning the chaos that...

Agariyashiki

Agariyashiki

50 Yards Jun Satou was hunting. He was loaded down with ammunition, strapped low with the best version of the...

Late Lunch

Late Lunch

Clinton Hatch could have eaten his spare tire by the time he pulled off the highway. He’d been stretching that...