Jack Westlake is a writer of dark fiction, which has appeared in Black Static, BFS Horizons, previously on PseudoPod, and elsewhere. He lives in the U.K., and is currently working on a novel. His work has appeared in print and online, details of which can be found on his Bibliography page.
Lights by Jack Westlake The city’s shadows deepen, darken. The sky turns a thicker shade of grey, and then to black. The moon glows behind a cloud. I rest my head on the windowsill. Far away, two cats fight. A distant gunshot like a clapping of hands makes me snap my head up. I’m still […]