Short Story | Fire and Brimstone

She heard a crack as he entered the small clearing, a branch having given way beneath a boot, and his long jacket swept the ground, leaving just the slightest trail in the dirt behind him. She hadn’t been able to see him in the dark, but then again you could rarely see them clearly in the daylight either. She didn’t stir, but simply turned her head to watch him as he sat across the fire from her. Continue reading

Old gods Rising | Short Story

This story was originally created for my patrons over on Patreon, and I’ll really never be able to thank them enough.
On the long conference table lay an array of seemingly random objects, most extravagant in their design and execution, all of them expertly crafted by hands whose work has not been see in this world for many centuries. There was an uncomfortable quiet Continue reading

Kilgrave, Jessica Jones and Addressing Sexual Assault

Jessica Jones, Kilgrave and Addressing Sexual Assault

By Zoë Mikel-Stites

In November 2015, floating in the sea of TV releases of comic book based shows, we saw the emergence of Jessica Jones. This is in my opinion singlehandedly one of the most important media portrayals of sexual assault, abuse and the life of survivors.  It managed to be honest, uncomfortable and unflinching, without Continue reading