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Evil Fiction by Patrick M. Tracy

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The First To Fall in ‘82

June 15, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy Joanne dropped her bike and ran to his crumpled body. At least, she wanted to run. Her steps fell so slowly, like playing drums under water. She stepped over the kid’s shoe. It lay there on its side, a wad of gum stuck in the figured instep, the laces burst and […]

Eye in the Heavens

March 15, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy “It’ll destroy you if you get too close,” SPARK 7 said to the refueling rig Bravo 2772. In the seventeen standard years since the inception of their mission, the Bravo and SPARK had worked together without incident, but the refueller’s responses had grown less predictable of late. “I want to study […]

Packaging Day

August 2, 2013

By Patrick M. Tracy Vera, Chuck, and Dave held the demon’s arms as I pressed the concrete cutter’s blade against its torso and revved the Husqvarna as high as it would spin. The creature’s scream dwarfed the sound of the saw, and I could feel the wetness of blood trickle down my neck as one […]