The Graveyard of Empires — Chapter 13

Previous chapter Begin at the beginning Support This Project [Content notes:  Contains killing and butchering of an animal, some sexual content, brief mention of CSA] XIII. “That is north,” I said, pointing off into the dark. “To our left, then, is west, from whence we’ve come, and to our right, the east, and that is … Continue reading The Graveyard of Empires — Chapter 13

The Graveyard of Empires — Chapter 12

Previous Chapter Begin at the Beginning Support This Project XII. [Content warnings for this chapter:  Violence, bloodshed, medical gore, cannibalism, death, hanging/suffocation, transphobia, mention of sexual assault] “He’ll wrap you in his arms, tell you that you’ve been a good boy He’ll rekindle all the dreams that it took you a lifetime to destroy He’ll … Continue reading The Graveyard of Empires — Chapter 12

Essay — Capitalism and Queerphobia, A Materialist Analysis

It goes without saying, I hope, that oppression based on gender identity and sexual orientation is a reality in our society, and as materialists we must recognize nothing exists without cause, and that these seemingly identitarian axes of oppression act in some way as functions of capitalist class society. Liberal identity politics provides surface-level analyses … Continue reading Essay — Capitalism and Queerphobia, A Materialist Analysis

[essay] The Watermelon Manifesto: Solarpunk and a future worth fighting for

  The Watermelon Manifesto (solarpunk and a future worth fighting for) The culture around us, most especially the worlds of speculative fiction and independent music, is replete with trends ending in -punk, representing alternative visions of the world, and one of the newest, having entered the public discourse only about five years ago, is solarpunk. … Continue reading [essay] The Watermelon Manifesto: Solarpunk and a future worth fighting for

Achilles and the Tortoise [experimental prose]

(this piece was inspired by a line in Sarah Zedig's "A Video About Transitioning" which everyone must watch because it is very good) ********* “I challenge you to a footrace,” said the tortoise. “If you give me a small head start, I will surely win.” “Fool,” said Achilles, “I am the Achilles, son of Thetis, … Continue reading Achilles and the Tortoise [experimental prose]