Mr. Mero: 20XX

This is Part Three of a short fiction.

Part Oneย โ€”ย Part Twoย โ€”ย Part Four

Mr. Mero’s morning was off to aย promising start. As advertised, an anaesthetic injection had worked wonders on his surprisingly decrepit spine, allowing him to stand without agony. It gave him the extra energy to program the MatterMate properly, which led to a much richer approximation of tea and toast. But a phone call the previous evening was the realย reason for his mood.

The conversation suggested his involvement in Vitriusโ€™ latest prototype.ย Their contact meant that he could get personal access to an exciting, if elusive, new development.…   [continue reading]

ACME: An Introduction

This ten-part fiction is currently being serialised in our zine. You can download a PDF of our first issue, featuring this part, here.


An Introduction
(welcome to the wonderful world of entertainment)

Petey stood perspiring, rubbing his porky and ill-defined pinkies together in angst, fearful but energized. Letโ€™s proceed to paint this picture with all the full wonder and respect it commands, for the room in which Petey shook โ€“ not entirely out of disturbance, but more anticipation โ€“ was so unlike any enclosed space you have ever entered. The only thing known to the average human, like you or I, that could even approach the decoration, architecture or general ambience of that cavernous chamber is what hallucinogenic drug users may find in an un-enclosed clearing.…   [continue reading]