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Abyss & Apex


Hugo-Nominated Magazine of Speculative Fiction

Stories

flash fiction

Mari Ness

The Agreement

890 words (4 minutes)

FantasyHorror

We have come to an agreement, his ghost wife and I. She may have him - and I suppose, he her - one night of the ...

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short story

Phil Margolies

Healer

4331 words (16 minutes)

Fantasy

Children know not morality. That’s what I was taught. All children are innocent; they are the blessed future of ...

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flash fiction

M. E. Garber

The Giveaway Box

693 words (3 minutes) · 1 like

FantasyLiterary Fiction

Like mushrooms after a rainstorm, the neighborhood sprouts tiny yard sales every summer weekend. Samantha's neve...

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short story

Gary Cuba

The Anubis Plague

7098 words (26 minutes)

Science Fiction

Bobby Livingston crouched in the musty upstairs hidey-hole, holding Pook’s head in his lap, trying to keep the G...

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short story

Gary Cuba

For the Cause of the Saints

4372 words (16 minutes)

MysteryScience Fiction

Father Peter Frambeau gave a quick half-bow to Monsignor Shuman, whose immense form remained seated behind his e...

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short story

Jeremy Szal

The Galaxy's Cube

4686 words (18 minutes)

MysteryScience FictionStrange

It was another sweltering night in New Bangkok, and Jharkrat wasn’t selling anything. The crowds were always he...

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