darkstar. blue.

“It can’t be unshackled so you’ll have to feed it.” “Remember when I said I like your sense of humor? I was wrong. What if it likes her man fingers better than black cakes of bugs? Hell, I don’t think I’d blame it.” “Stop being a man about this, Ass. It doesn’t eat humans. Well, […]

darkstar. invigilator.

Duties of a slave invigilator were determined by Az to be as follows: Test the wretched food bars for edibility, which, if swallowed and not immediately vomited, were approved. Lock the slaves into their cells for the short rest time between torturous bouts of mining. Ensure each slave puts forth his or her greatest effort […]

darkstar. throne room.

Az looked toward the high dark spires of the castle where the bat brought them.   “Should I be worried?” Az asked.   “Something about this bat variety makes them all drama queens. Besides, shouldn’ typist dreams tell you if you’re in trouble?”   Az smiled. “Drama queens of the damned, you mean.”   Another […]

darkstar. augur.

He saw so much in so little time. The brilliance of the light made it all clear. He was about to die. They had fallen down a cliff in a humongous cavern. Glossy black walls and ceiling reflected with a bright glow. At the bottom was liquid gold, popping with heat. Some sort of sulfurous […]

darkstar. food truck.

He hoisted himself awkwardly behind the woman. The thought of such close proximity had almost tantalized him. Up until being called a moron. After that it was just uncomfortable. Even more so when she told him to hold on tight. His limp grip was strengthened as she yanked his arms around her waist. “Which one […]

darkstar. alien.

Inside the wall was a city of sorts. Rock hewn structures lined it. A few demons went about doing whatever it was demons did. Az felt small. The demons towered, the homes towered, and the towers towered. He took time to study this place. Or it might better be stated that with all of his […]

darkstar. novelty.

All that was happening seemed almost natural. But that was, perhaps, because he had dreamed it so very many times. It always started here, on the back of a black rock which it now turned out to be not a rock but a large, blunt-angled creature. Whatever the mode of transportation, it propelled him up […]