Short Story: “Standing to Resist”

This series started with the story, ‘Bait‘. “Standing to Resist” (Part 5 of a series) by P. Orin Zack [2/8/2014] Having a medicinal herb garden wasn’t exactly something you told the neighbors about in East Chicago. For one thing, self-medication was grounds for losing your government-mandated insurance card, which, eighty years after the Affordable Care … More Short Story: “Standing to Resist”

First Followers

There’s something I wanted to tell you, but for the life of me, I can’t figure out what it was. You know the feeling? It’s right on the tip of your tongue, but you can’t spit it out. Everyone’s probably experienced this, but when it happens, all you can say about it is that it’s … More First Followers

Short Story: “Bait”

“Bait” (part 1 of a series) by P. Orin Zack [09/05/2013] Alphon Quince was startled out of his reverie by the grating tones of his emergency alert. The 20-year-old physical systems troubleshooter absently waved aside the cross-section of a damaged HyperLoop tube he’d been studying and threw the open-hand gesture for the alert’s newsfeed to … More Short Story: “Bait”