Firestorm

Firestorm

pandemic tales from the dark side of dystopia Firestorm “Denver ain’t got nothing going on compared to this.” Sam said holding her hand over her face, doubling down on her mask. Plumes of smoke erupted from the fires that had been recently doused by the Berkeley Fire...
Heatwave

Heatwave

pandemic tales from the dark side of dystopia Heatwave Back on the road with Sam, Hank and Matty, Elaine decided Utah looked like Mars as they wove their way through the canyons and valleys. From the safety behind the windows of their starship, the early morning...
Ghost Rider

Ghost Rider

pandemic tales from the dark side of dystopia Ghost Rider Tabitha meshed her foot to the pedal and left the desolate roads of Nebraska behind. Driving had a way of dropping her blood pressure, listening to the radio DJ voices changing accents from state to state....
16th Street News

16th Street News

pandemic tales from the dark side of dystopia 16th Street News On more and more corners of downtown Denver, Elaine noticed tents. Lots of them. “Has it always been this bad?” Sam shook her head. “No, I never seen this many homeless here before.” Walking past Speer, at...
Shadow of Pain

Shadow of Pain

pandemic tales from the dark side of dystopia Shadow of Pain When Tabitha woke her hand was wrapped around Allison’s. Their fingers intertwined. She gently slithered her hand away, not wanting to wake her, not ready yet for any more talk. It was too early and her head...
Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods

pandemic tales from the dark side of dystopia Garden of the Gods Walking Toto turned into a hike. One after the other, Hank in the lead with a real compass he insisted on using, followed by Sam in adidas and a backpack full of sunscreen and water. Matty carried the...