• Posts Tagged ‘Shannon Legler’

    Introduction to the Epic of Centipidus

    by  • May 15, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Edward Mathis, as provided by Hamilton Perez Art by Shannon Legler You were likely drawn to The Epic of Centipidus by one of two factors. The first is the legend itself: full of mystery, intrigue, adventure, and war, taking place on the smallest grand theater a story can be set. Whether it be...

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    Birthing Fire

    by  • April 24, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Henrik Ahlstrom, as provided by Dantzel Cherry Art by Shannon Legler DR27-6 wobbles one last time, and a crack laces across the marble shell, etched by a small egg tooth. White and red fluids spill out. The tooth saws back and forth a few times, then stops. I dim the...

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    A Gift of Life and Death

    by  • April 10, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Mira Delmer, as provided by Caroline von Schmalensee Art by Shannon Legler Last night, everything changed. I’d got to the bit where I tell Roland about how I met his father when, out of the deep blue, he said, “But Kraken’s a myth. He’s not real.” He’s six–it could have happened...

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    The Snakes or the Humans?

    by  • March 6, 2017 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    The Snakes or the Humans?

    An essay by Professor Chester Willis, as provided by Calvin Demmer Art by Shannon Legler How does one ask forgiveness for potentially killing the entire human race? That is a question I have pondered all morning. Would you believe me if I said it all started because of a simple request from Clara, my...

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    Wood Man

    by  • January 30, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An account by the Woodman, as provided by Richard Zwicker Art by Shannon Legler I am a woodman, by profession and constitution. I go into the darkness of the woods, choose large trees, and through the sweat of my arms and the sharpness of my axe, chop them into lengths that provide heat against...

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    Wrong Guy

    by  • November 21, 2016 • Fiction • 8 Comments

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    An essay by Jake “The Hammer” Hurley, as provided by Michael Rettig Art by Shannon Legler I sat in the back of the old wooden fishing boat, gripping the outboard motor handle with white knuckles. I’m a member of the most powerful gang in the country. My grandmother calls me a thug. But a...

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    Final Thoughts

    by  • September 26, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Final Thoughts

    An essay by Joshua Harken, as provided by Aaron Moskalik Art by Shannon Legler “I love you, man.” Jericho Bailey plants his face in my chest and puts me in a bear hug. I hold my drink out to the side, careful not to spill it. It’s all too much. Jericho Freaking Bailey. And...

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    Anax Britannica

    by  • August 22, 2016 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    Anax Britannica

    An essay by Dr. Gertrude Nehmeyer, as provided by Simon Kewin Art by Shannon Legler In the summer of 2013, I was researching the history of Britain’s secret services in the Second World War for a magazine article. In particular, as a biologist, I was interested in the deployment of animals in the war...

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