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

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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 […]

Bronar III: A Bloodied Spear

July 13, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy Cold wind screamed down the valley, bearing something not so much snow as sharp shards of ice into their faces. Tahni led the string of three pack animals, who were ill-pleased at having to approach the pass as the daylight faded, and with such a windstorm stripping heat from them with […]

Bronar II: Sole Survivor

July 8, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy Tahni watched the muscles move in his back. The early sun coming in the window made everything so stark. All the scars. A patch of mottled skin low on his hip. A burn, perhaps. Bronar sat on the edge of the bed, elbows on knees, head low. At first, she had […]