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22 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 22 minutes read time.

19 min read

Thicker than Water

* Story contains bad language

Joe had a bad feeling he’d need his gun before the night was over.

17 min read

Suffocating

* Story contains bad language

His mother once told him a story about how his granddaddy nearly gave her away.

20 min read

Antonio Consoli

There was always news, Antonio thought, as the announcer’s name started to boom out, and he was glad for that.

26 min read

Ivy Lodge

* Story contains bad language

That first night in the Lodge, I had the strangest dream, though I didn’t seem to be asleep. A weight was pinning me down, as if a creature were crouching on my chest.

23 min read

The Replica

* Story contains bad language

If there was anyone in the world who wasn’t cursed, it was Sam.

22 min read

Starlight

The Rasite ship sprawled ten times the size of the little cruiser that Ambros had named Starlight.

17 min read

Silage

There was something satisfying about spreading the grass evenly...

23 min read

Comfort in the Dark

Jeannette treasured the moment when television sets died, computers shut down, and refrigerators stopped refrigerating...

25 min read

Reaping

* Story contains bad language

It was as if she had stepped into another world.

25 min read

Luminosity

* Story contains bad language

How many people who turn on a light understand the generation of electricity?

25 min read

The Underneath Place

* Story contains bad language

It was his underneath place, the place where he came to bury his jars.

23 min read

Angels

* Story contains bad language

Tom is infatuated with his brother's fiancé on the day of their engagement, and still infatuated nearly thirty years later