Observations of The Urban Spaceman

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The docks smelt bad even at the best of times, but as she tottered down the wooden pier on her stupidly high heels, Detective Kitty Salva tried not to pull her face at the foul miasma of rotting fish and blooming algae wafting up from the water below. There were only two ways to smuggle dragons into Yew Nork City, and if they weren’t coming by land, they had to be coming by sea.

My name is Glorken, and I’m The Urban Spaceman’s best and only friend! TUS has fallen a little behind on scientific reports to the Homeworld, and has asked me to step in to help out by reviewing stuff that is super important to you Earth-things.

Detective Kitty Salva ran a manicured fingernail across her bottom lip as she contemplated the pile of char steaming on the bed in front of her. Some enterprising junior investigator had drawn a white chalk line around the pile, and every few seconds a few fragments of charcoal would trickle down in a black avalanche, blurring the white chalk to grey.

Some guy on the internet said I had to write a short story about a superhero… by mashing it with another genre. The genre I chose was Noir. Then I added a bit of Paranormal. And threw in a bit of Satire. Let me know your thoughts! Or don’t let me know your thoughts!   Grimner, P.I.         His name was Grimner.         Everybody who passed his office knew his name was Grimner, because… Read More