FLASH: THE GARDEN OF EVERYTHING
You know who's awesome? Justin Childress is awesome, that's who. Following up his magnificent mid-length piece Child Care, he brings us the scariest flashfic about beautiful flowers you could possibly try to stop yourself imagining. Seriously, I'll never look at a hibiscus the same way again. The original image for this story is 'Exotic Flower' by Reschundzartzugleich.
A month ago, probably ninety-nine percent of the planet couldn’t have told you what a cordycep was if you put a gun to their head. Now, ninety-nine point nine percent of the planet can’t tell you because they’re dead. I’m probably the last non-botanical life form in North America. And if I’m not, then whoever’s left doesn’t have a lot of time ...READ MORE