Category: "Breed"

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01/21/16

  11:33:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 749 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: FIfty-five

There was a knock on Mikaela's door. She wondered if it could be federal agents, but couldn't bring herself to care. The break-in hadn't been covered by the news media, but one casualty had. Mahmoud had been killed, though news reports linked his death… more »
  11:31:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 1074 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Fifty-four

Rox had only felt this way once before, the day she lost her father. Her vision was blurry, though she couldn't be sure if that was her eyes wouldn't focus or if they were filled with tears. She stumbled through the cold night air, and right into Ben.… more »
  11:29:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 1412 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Fifty-three

?This is a restricted area,? a male agent said, pointing his service weapon at Mikaela. ?Turn back, and forget you ever saw it.? His female partner kept her weapon pointed at Demi. The other cars in the parking lot were empty, and their drivers… more »
  11:27:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 812 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Fifty-two

?Goddamnit,? Mahmoud said. ?What's wrong?? Sonya asked. ?Cameras. They weren't recording to the servers.? ?So? I thought you were blocking them,? Rox said. ?I was... but I can't be sure that my concentration never slipped. With the phones, odds… more »
  11:25:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 775 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Fifty-one

Sorry about the delayed posting, guys. I've been trying to weed out typos and such, and got swamped. We're nearing the end, though! ?We shouldn't be here,? Iago said as Mikaela's car bounced along the gravel road. ?No,? Mikaela said, ?we… more »

01/06/16

  06:35:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 860 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Fifty

?I can't believe we made it this far without any trouble? ?He said, oblivious of the concept of a jinx,? Ben said to Mahmoud. ?We've got ourselves the best damn anti-jinx,? Sonya said. ?Yeah. He could probably have sex with a black cat… more »
  06:31:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 633 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Forty-nine

?How are we doing on the satellites?? Peter asked. ?The CIA had one nearby,? Ryan said. ?And while we were at it we were able to scuttle a few satellites that would have been in proximity soon. So we'll have the only eyes in the sky.?… more »
  06:29:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 502 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Forty-eight

Linc never reconciled hoarding gear and weapons with who he wanted to be. He wasn't a soldier anymore. He wasn't a doomsday prepper, though you wouldn't know that looking in his basement. He wanted to be a teacher, a mentor, someone working to make a… more »
  06:26:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 620 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Forty-seven

Pick up the goddamned phone,? Linc said. ?I'm telling you, we can handle it,? Anita said. Then they heard another phone ringing outside his office, and his door opened. In walked Mikaela and Peter. ?I've been trying to reach you.?… more »
  06:24:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 550 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Forty-six

?This is crap,? Irene said. Cris sighed. ?I know.? ?No. You don't. Because you got a choice. They asked you. I'm being babysat; not only do they not trust me, but they distrusted me so much that they sent you here to make sure that I can't… more »

01/03/16

  01:55:00 am, by Nic Wilson   , 600 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Forty-five

There was a knock on her door and Mikaela tensed. After the shooting on campus that morning, everyone was on edge. She checked the time on her phone, to see if it was maybe the mail carrier with a package. It was too early, but the knock came again.… more »
  01:50:00 am, by Nic Wilson   , 1514 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Forty-four

Mahmoud took in Rox's small dormitory room. ?I guess I knew you didn't live with your parents,? he said, ?but this is so... dormy.? The room was made all the smaller by the amount of people crammed inside it, but the trade-off for privacy was… more »

12/27/15

  11:14:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 930 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Forty-three

?Whoa,? Peter said, taking a step back. ?Whoa.? ?That's the kind of response I was hoping for,? Cris said with a smile. ?Only if you wanted me to be saying it in the 'slow up' sense.? ?Oh.? Cris frowned. ?Did I do something… more »
  11:10:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 899 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Forty-two

?They're fighting,? Pete said, shaking his head. The lab was dark, lit only by the emergency lighting. They'd been meaning to leave for a half hour. ?It certainly calls into question the idea that we're the next stage in human evolution when our… more »

12/20/15

  09:45:00 pm, by Nic Wilson   , 1036 words  
Categories: Breed

Breed: Forty-one

Mikaela's fist went wide, just over Mayumi's shoulder. Drake teleported in behind her, and wrapped his arms around her waist. She elbowed him in the ribs, bent at the waist to push him back, then used her momentum to roll him over her shoulder. Demi… more »

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Nicolas Wilson is a writer and journalist. An archive featuring hundreds of short stories, comics and essays can be found here.

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