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

Archive for May 2019

Bronar Returns II: The Flesh of Kings

May 30, 2019

By Patrick M. Tracy Tahni lay within the circle of fierce heat of the fireplace’s maw, one arm propped beneath her. The last fleeting moisture from her bath cooked away, and the blast of new-stoked fire made her skin feel tight and prickly. As if her body couldn’t quite forget the long lesson of chill. […]

Bronar Returns: Into Winter, Into War

May 11, 2019

By Patrick M. Tracy Bronar stood next to a burnt-down farmhouse, looking at a dead dog. His shoulders hunched, made even more massive beneath the furs against the frigid cold. At least the winter blunted the smell, though a few stubborn ravens still tried to chip away red slivers of the dead. Tahni reached out […]