Probably I shouldn't have looked in that NO ADMITTANCE HIGH VOLTAGE DANGER OF DEATH door. I was loitering on the ramp to the #7 subway train at Grand Central Station. I didn't want to go home to... [+]
Laurence Raphael Brothers
Laurence Raphael Brothers is a writer and a technologist. More than 30 of his short stories have appeared in magazines such as Nature, PodCastle, the New Haven Review, and Galaxy's Edge. His WWI-era fantasy "Twilight Patrol" and his romantic noir urban fantasy "The Demons of Wall Street" were both recently published and are available at Amazon.com. Follow him on twitter: @lbrothers or visit https://laurencebrothers.com/bibliography for more stories that can be read or listened to online. Pronouns: he/him.
A witch wind was howling out in the desert. I was praying for a storm to scour Coaling Depot 6 down to the ground, wipe it right off the Arizona Territory map. Apart from prayer, I still had a shot... [+]