625: The Big Hit

Marco gripped the bat tightly, sweat beaded up on his brow as he stared out at the pitchers mound. The pitch. Marco squinted at the ball, and swung. It was a big swing. The bat connected, and the ball flew out of the park. The cover tore off the ball, and it began to burn.…

Bible Stories #7: A Trip With A Mummy

So Joseph brought all of his family down to Egypt, but his dad was really old and died pretty soon after he got there. So his kids got him embalmed, and then carried his body back up to their old stomping grounds, then headed back to Egypt to spend a couple hundred years in slavery.…

604: Princess The Bull

Most bulls don’t spend much time worrying about their name, but most bulls are not named Princess. “I hate my name!” Moaned Princess. No one cared. Princess felt ignored. “I hate feeling ignored!” Moaned Princess. “Cry me a river.” Said the other bulls. Princess did cry, but not quite enough to start a river of…

590: What Could Be Better Than Chocolate?

Like all great men, Victor Bornoff started with a simple questions. “What could be better than chocolate?” It was a good question, but in 2134 it was also surprisingly irrellavent. Sometime in the last hundred years Cocoa trees had gone extinct. There had been some attempt at creating a synthetic chocolate recipe, but those efforts…

575: Al’s Booth

If one is going to be a gangster one must do it properly. Sure, it might sound easy, but the truth is that whacking people, extorting money and all that other gangster business is hard work and can easily lead to chaos if it is undertaken by the wrong hands. Albert Cicciallatti’s hands were most…

557: The Wheel Goes Around

Jessamine Butterfield was almost to town when the wheel on her wagon started to go wobbly. She wasn’t quite sure what was happening, but it was pretty scary. When she stopped to get taters at the general store Mr. Dodge was sitting on the porch. “Mighty wobbly wheel you’ve got on that wagon.” Said Dodge,…

511: The Doom Scroll

In the spring of 1967, a team of archeologist in Syria uncovered an ancient document which, when translated, purportedly predicted the end of the human race. At the time, researchers dismissed it as being yet another apocalyptic writing. But the intervening years have proven some of the predictions made in this document to be very…