[Orchid Mantis] Out In The Hills

The babies return! Questions are answered, new questions are raised, and more of the weird supernatural world Gavin and Cho live in is revealed. The first installment is here; if you don’t read it, this isn’t gonna make a whole lot of sense. Out In The Hills Male/Female, 18+ Gavin and Cho go out of […]

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Unravel

“Keep tugging,” she urged. I didn’t want to. I understood why she wanted it, I did, but I knew that once this was done… Once it was done, it was done, and I would never see the her that she was right now ever again. I didn’t know if I was ready. Fuck, I knew […]

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Porphyria’s Lover

The best of dyes was once considered to be Tyrian purple. You get it by ‘milking’ a sea snail: agitating it to induce the secretion that can be boiled into dye. Of course, you can also crush the snails and their shells and boil that, but it takes thousands of snails to make the least […]

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[Erotica] Orchid Mantis (M/F)

It’s pornography, don’t read this at work or in front of Nana. Unless you’ve got a cool Nana.

[Erotica] Orchid Mantis (M/F); Gav and Cho discover each other’s terrible secrets… in bed.

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Controversy

“I’m sorry. This is the only viable option the Company has.” “It’s wrong is what it is.” There was no heart in my protest. I knew the decision had been made, and no amount of arguing, no amount of tears, could change things. I tried not to hate Dr. Smith; it wasn’t his fault. He […]

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“Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay to mould me Man?”

“Did I solicit thee from Darkness to promote me?” Horror fans, you know what that is: the epigram to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. It’s a quote from John Milton’s Paradise Lost, which, like many Romantics, Mary Shelley had an incredible boner for. Here, Adam beseeches God after his exile, stating that God bears at least part of […]

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If I Have To Read About Bonobo Sex One More Time I Swear I Will Die.

  Why are we obsessed with monkey sex? Serious question. There has to be some sort of evolutionary precedent for this. I get it, okay? Bonobos have a lot of sex. It’s a defining characteristic of their socialization that sets them apart from their close geographic and genetic neighbors, the well-loved Common Chimpanzee (which, lest […]

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Texas Agriculture Facts

  I love being Texan! Sure, the state can be a massive fuck-up and a lot of the people are assholes, but I love it here. I’m grateful that I was born here, and I know it shaped a lot of who I am as a person. Here, from a native Texan, have some pertinent […]

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Excerpt from “Dark Skies Over Brightwater”

I’ve written a book. No, really, I have! I promise. Need proof? Here: an excerpt from near the beginning. Dorothy Brightwater, the protagonist, and her two friends come back from investigating one of the sheep mutilations plaguing their tiny seaside village   Almost no one in Brightwater had a personal computer. There were three in […]

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