History Lessons – Toshiya Kamei

Specks of dust dance in shafts of yellow light. The projector produces an audible click underneath its low, buzzing drone. Black and white images flicker across the screen behind the lectern. To blend in with the past, Elsa didn’t bring the latest equipment. She went back in time in disguise of a peasant. Hats off to her. What a brave …

I Knew Him Well – Alex S. French

The stage was his again. Sprinting, swirling, twirling, his body torqued, the world blurring. Golden pirouettes trailed his every move like fainting devotees. They splashed around him like bubbling shooting stars. Finally one admirer could restrain her fervor no longer. She raced at him full bore, letting loose the sounds of joy that society had always wished to quash, to …