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 …

Personality Emporium – Andrew Rucker Jones

Seventeen followers, Len reminded himself. That’s why he was here. Seventeen followers, which led to a bottom-left-corner feed at the online party for twenty-somethings last night. He had been little more than a cluster of pixels—not enough for anyone to recognize him or find him interesting, even if he had stood on his head and worn moose antlers on his …