Letter of Exposition

“Ask me anything,” Mundo said. “Be it big or small, I know it all.” Charity thought and tapped her head. “Do you know why,” she began her question. “Everyone I’ve been meeting is English speaking? “Funny you should ask,” Mundo grinned. “Great question. Here’s the deal.” “In every Earth you visit communication is key.” Jumping…

Sharp Competition

“I respect what you’re doing. As a professional courtesy, you may leave peacefully,” Dana Sharp said. She addressed the self-proclaimed “Emperor of Earths” in his throne room on one of her Earths. The grey-haired, wrinkled emperor smiled and playfully shook his head. “I don’t know how you convinced my guards to let you pass, but…

Time to Think

“Where’d you go?” Red asked Billy. The young man in navy-blue pinstripe suit stepped out of a black portal into the restaurant that served as the guild hall. Though he was a new member, a majority of the guild considered Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington their leader. It seemed like an innocent question; but, Billy knew Red…

Evil Plan

Ciani rushed to open the door when she heard the knock; she hoped someone had sent her something. Her heavy footfalls resounded through the house as she ran to the door on loud, metal, machine legs. She eagerly threw the door open and saw a dark-skinned man in blue jeans and a t-shirt waiting on…

Celestial Craving

“Multiverse di- wait… Where am I?” Cameron asked the smiling waitress. “I don’t know how I got here,” he added with the hope that she wouldn’t think he was crazy. “No problem, it happens all the time,” she patted his shoulder in a comforting gesture then yelled at the kitchen. “Mundo! You’re up.” Then, she…

Wolf Packed

After a vigorous scrubbing in the shower, Curt packed his bags. As a blogger, he could work from anywhere and he tended to move around often anyway. He planned to stay in the city longer but after waking up next to a corpse he decided it was a good time to move. His memory of…

Sharp Decline

“Esteemed U.N. representatives…,” Dr. Saenz addressed the few countries that bothered to show up. He stood at the center podium with his heart beating a mile a minute. “You all entrusted me with the salvation of humanity,” he said. He gave a small sigh of relief knowing he accomplished that; but, he did not know…

Melancholy Meet

“HAhahaha,” Laughter boomed behind Melanie the instant the quip crossed her mind. She glanced around at the other shoppers for a clue that some other funny thing that may have happened at the same time. They all stared blankly in front of them waiting to take a step forward but Melanie still heard the stranger…

Glorious Cuisine

Gloria strolled through the park carrying a large, red-leather backpack. It was a bright Sunday afternoon; sizzling sounds filled the air with the delicious smell of cooking meat. Dozens of the park’s grills were cooking meat in one form or another. She saw steaks, ribs, chicken, and sausages in different combinations on almost all the…