Nasty, Brutish, and Short
Evil Fiction by Patrick M. Tracy

Archive for July 2018

Bronar VI: Purchased Vengeance

July 28, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy There was a hole where Gardov Zeck’s face had been. A hole she’d put there, with teeth clenched so tight pain sparked up her jawline. Tahni couldn’t seem to catch her breath. Blood and something thicker than blood clung to her spear blade, dripping in noisome globules onto the floor. She […]

Bronar V: With Cruelty Paid

July 21, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy “I am not interested in baubles,” the wizened creature croaked. He flicked his spidery fingers, throwing the emerald back to Bronar in the most dismissive of gestures. “I grow aged, and riches do not buy me anything I want.” Bronar’s face remained as expressionless as a frying pan as he put […]

Bronar IV: Deeds Bereft of Glory

July 15, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy The boy and his mother lay dying in the alley. The stink from whatever plague raised bloody welts upon their flesh made Tahni’s gorge burn at the back of her throat. She jammed the back of her hand against her mouth, looking away. She touched her shoulder to Bronar’s for some […]