Joel Tagert

Creepshow Sheepshow By Joel Tagert

Creepshow Sheepshow By Joel Tagert Art by Dave Danzara Published Issue 087, March 2021 “I hate sheep,” Naoko said. “They’re creepy.”  Ten raised a tufted eyebrow in disbelief. “I’ve seen you literally swimming in blood and guts. These are sheep.” “I didn’t say they were gross, I said they were creepy.” “White, fluffy sheep. Little …

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OnlyFae by Joel Tagert

OnlyFae By Joel Tagert Published Issue 086, February 2021 “May this arrow fly true as the spirit of Enrathiel, the White Falcon,” Melara whispered as she drew. The ten-tined hart raised its head as though hearing her prayer. The whole forest seemed to hold its breath, the breeze falling to nothing, the leaves quieting; and …

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The Dream Machine By Joel Tagert

The Dream Machine By Joel Tagert Published Issue 085, January 2021 Author’s note: The underlined sentences in this story were generated from the preceding sentences by Talk to Transformer (https://app.inferkit.com/demo), a predictive neural network, with minimal alterations for narrative and grammatical continuity. When he reached the top of the hill and saw the highway in …

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THE END OF STASIS: Joel Tagert

THE END OF STASIS By Joel Tagert Art by Ali Hoff Published Issue 083, November 2020 “What has been will be again,” intoned Preserver Lyons, “what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Forever and ever, amen.” He raised a hand to the great crowd of faithful in …

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The Kobold: Joel Tagert

THE KOBOLD By Joel Tagert Art by Jonny DeStefano Published Issue 082, October 2020 “Why did you bring her?” Collin asked as they got out of their vehicles beside the barn, frowning at the six-year-old girl hiding behind Alicia’s purple-velvet cloak.  “Don’t be a dick,” Alicia said. “She’s my cousin and no one else could …

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Rooftop Garden by Ali Hoff

A DRAGON IN EMPYRE: JOEL TAGERT

A DRAGON IN EMPYREBy Joel TagertArt by Ali HoffPublished Issue 079, July 2020 Senator Streety looked uncomfortable on the way up in the shuttle, crunching his eyes closed and wrapping his arms around his stomach. Phaera leaned over in her seat. “Can we get you anything, maybe an anti-nausea med?” He shook his large, dark, …

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