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One of the things I most missed whilst living in Australia was monster cereals, particularly BooBerry, so every once in a while some kind soul would send me a box or two. (The winner, by far, for not-available-in-Australia things included in Care Packages were Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.)
So it’s always a disappointment when, throughout the […]
Larry grins. That’s a rare thing. He lets his feet dangle over the side of the roof, lets his eyes stray over the Fairgrounds, where there are no rooftops, and even through the Mirage, despite that the garden’s also got a metro station.
Larry’s not comfortable underground, and so much of Midnight, too much of Midnight, […]
In one of the abandoned apartments near the subway, deep beneath the heart of one of the mountains, thirteen year old Ronnie found a skull.
It was an old skull, blackened by dust or dirt or age, transformed into something hard as granite, rough as broken cement blocks, and–to a boy like Ronnie–cooler than anything imaginable.
There’s a gallery on Vine, a narrow but deep storefront under the curator’s apartment, a very small thing pressed against the side of one of the mountains. The curator, one Joel Sebastian, was born in Midnight and plans to die in Midnight.
The current exhibit showcases the photography of Mileah Warde, who works at The Midnight […]
Doesn’t matter what city or town you call home, nor the languages you speak or don’t. Many roads lead to the City of Night.
Maybe you were running from a debt, escaping a former lover’s wrath, getting away for a weekend at the beach or camp or a friend’s condo on the beach, or maybe you […]
Ben lives in a room below Mirage Station on the subway. Every hour after dark, the train rumbles past and dust falls from the ceiling. During the day, it’s more frequent.
Ben lives in a room with a lock. He believes he has the only key. There are other locked doors on his level, none of […]