Postfurry 103: The Prestige

What happened to the humans? What happened to all those boring humans Thinking at probably a top speed of one thought per moment Or the aliens that donated genetic material to the animals in order to create the society of creatures that we are And thus explains our fascination for robots and drugs, because we’ve […]

Postfurry 102: The Turn

How do the little rubberdrones Improve their glistening shine, And fill themselves with tentacles And lead-sweet squid-ink wine. How blankly do they smile as one, How slickly glide their paws, And mutely serve in multitude, With joy their only cause. — with apologies to Rev. Dodgson and Mr. Watts In part one of the series, […]

Postfurry 101: The Pledge

“The time has come,” the buni said, “To talk of postfurry: Of lava lamps — and cordyceps — Of drones — and hypno-beams — And narrative positivity — And how to feast on dreams.” — With apologies to Rev. Dodgson Hang around in my social circles long enough and somebody will eventually use the term […]

Ritual: Venusian Dreams

The ritual began as so many rituals began: with a wish. “I wish I felt more like I was a part of things.” That’s the kind of lament that, coming from someone I would consider so integral to the local community as I do, makes the part of my head that I’ve long since learned […]

Beyond the Wall: Chapter 1 (Part 1)

Gemini Green-3795 squatted in a maintenance alcove several stories above Theta Dome’s main airlock, her elbows on her knees, her tail squeaking against the scuffed metal surface behind her in impatience. For the nth time since agreeing to this meeting, she glanced towards the chronometer floating in one corner of her vision, then huffed into […]