5 Second Fiction One
Lorelei hid in dreams and lost herself in nightmares but whenever she awoke there he was- plain as day.
5 Second Fiction Two
Lorelei and Audra stared in disbelief as the last thug crumpled. Who would ever have thought the Amish kid knew kung-fu?
5 Second Fiction Three
Magwier explained they were called the dark gods because they lived in men’s' hearts.
5 Second Fiction Four
For Rachel the best and worst part of being a vampire was the feeding, tasting both soul and memory before snuffing it out.
5 Second Fiction Five
"I love being a secret agent." Bernard Flapdoodle explained, "But I just can't take all those goofy codenames."
5 Second Fiction Six
It was the kind of Honeymoon she had always dreamed about -until the burning clown hit the balcony.
5 Second Fiction Seven
The man in the high-backed chair was dying and Zeth was content to watch
5 Second Fiction Eight
Lorelei breathed a sigh of relief, "How did you know which of us was the duplicate?"
Zeth holstered his pistol, "I guessed."
5 Second Fiction Nine
Gary paused, when he spoke his mouth was full, "What do you mean I'm not eating cheese curd?"
5 Second Fiction Ten
Passion spent they lay half-clothed and entwined on the buffet table. This was class reunion that no one would ever forget.
5 Second Fiction Eleven
Terrance never realized how much his girlfriend and her mother sounded alike until he called her house to ask for oral sex.
5 Second Fiction Twelve
"It's rough going." Magwier said, "Keep hold of my hand."
Isobel cleared her throat, "Uh, I'm over here."
5 Second Fiction Thirteen
Lorelei HATED zombies. They were like Wal-Marts- easily created and seemingly around every corner these days.
5 Second Fiction Fourteen
Things were tough all over, that was why Captain Hero patrolled the city from a taxi. And the fares paid for fresh spandex.
5 Second Fiction Fifteen
It wasn’t so much the rumors of cannibalism that destroyed his candidacy as much as it was all of those damn photographs.
5 Second Fiction Sixteen
"I've never been to a haunted house before." Isobel said.
"How can you truly be sure?" Magwier grinned at the thought.
5 Second Fiction Seventeen
Psychotic Kid had been Captain Hero’s sidekick for years. Mostly because restraining orders meant nothing to him.
5 Second Fiction Eighteen
The instructors were reluctant to let Isobel learn any new incantations until she promised not to use any on them.
5 Second Fiction Nineteen
Zeth let the last of them get away ...at least for a while.
5 Second Fiction Twenty
Special Agent Krump waved the DNA test results triumphantly, "According to the lab the blood on the walls was ...mine?"
5 Second Fiction Twenty-One
The suspension bridge lurched, cables snapped. One of the three men hanging to the edge said "Is this male bonding or what?"
5 Second Fiction Twenty-Two
As far as Gary was concerned you hadn't lived until you heard your supervisor screaming at you to put your pants back on.
5 Second Fiction Twenty-Three
The terrorists had control of the prom but Captain Hero had a secret plan- Barry Manilow music playing at maximum volume!
5 Second Fiction Twenty-Four
This wasn't the first time Audra had put herself in danger for the sake of a frozen custard but it just might be the last.
5 Second Fiction Twenty-Five
Jason Magwier wasn't afraid of death or dismemberment- poetry slams on the other hand...
5 Second Fiction Twenty Six
Professor Mayhem abandoned super villainy shortly after the night he realized he couldn't find his invisible zeppelin.
5 Second Fiction Twenty Seven
Vic stumbled from his car and stared up at a sky of alien stars and broken moons. He breathed, "Damn you Mapquest."
5 Second Fiction Twenty Eight
The air was thick with ghosts; Audra inhaled deeply.
5 Second Fiction Twenty Nine
He was like a sculptor creating a living breathing monument from her desire, she cooed and purred. Then the rancid omelets kicked in...
5 Second Fiction Thirty
Magwier said, "This can only end in blood and tears."
Dan shook his head, "You guys take open mike night way too seriously."
5 Second Fiction Thirty One
The seven shambling creatures drew closer. Zeth checked the clip- just six bullets left, “This is going to be tricky.”
5 Second Fiction Thirty Two
Yes she had once said "Not if you were the last man on Earth" but Barry was sure the actual Apocalypse had changed that.
5 Second Fiction Thirty Three
"He's not truly dead." The call center manager choked back tears, "He's gone on to work in the queue eternal."
5 Second Fiction Thirty Four
"Great." Lorelei said with annoyance, "Vampires. The douchebags of the supernatural world."
Lord Evernight just glared.
5 Second Fiction Thirty Five
Max sighed and sat down on the edge of the curb. He wondered to himself, "Why are the cute ones always Nazis?"
5 Second Fiction Thirty Six
"What did you do?" Rachel's voice was a whisper.
"What does it look like?" Dr. Flesh said, "I turned him inside out."
5 Second Fiction Thirty Seven
Jason Magwier wasn't about to go jumping from one rooftop to another, his girlfriend on the other hand...
5 Second Fiction Thirty Eight
Psychotic Kid knew being tied up was one of the risks of being a super hero. Then one day he realized he kind of liked it
5 Second Fiction Thirty Nine
They might have gotten away with it if not for that damn mime with tourettes.
5 Second Fiction Forty
Lorelei hated LA- there were too many blondes with empty heads and foolish dreams. It was like an ingénue factory.
5 Second Fiction Forty One
Bad enough he was a cyborg- even worse his name was 'Rusty Johnson'.
5 Second Fiction Forty Two
Once the technology was available the time travelers to hippies ratio at the original Woodstock was 4 to 1.
5 Second Fiction Forty Three
Zeth raised his aching head as far as the chains would allow, "What do you mean things could have been worse?"
5 Second Fiction Forty Four
All through his marriage he had tried to keep a tight hold on her but in the end all he was left holding was a photograph.
5 Second Fiction Forty Five
"I have a thing for older men." Audra explained, "Mostly because they're idiots."
5 Second Fiction Forty Six
It was a widely held opinion that the super-hero known as Amoeba-Man had self-esteem issues.
5 Second Fiction Forty Seven
"Not only do you have no idea WHAT the Hell you're doing." Audra said, "You also have no idea WHO the Hell you're doing."
5 Second Fiction Forty Eight
The real tragedy of Dr. Craven Slaughterface was that he actually was a pretty damn good pediatrician.
5 Second Fiction Forty Nine
If two celebrities hadn't died that week the news outlets probably would have spent more time covering the alien invasion.
5 Second Fiction Fifty
My one regret is that I never had the chance to use the words 'werewolf', 'linguine' and 'outhouse' in a single sentence.