Category: Tau Times

Everyday Superheroes

When the Void screams back.

Nothing. Then, existence. I hated it. I felt the concept sink into my perfect void trying to fill me. It felt wrong as if I was being altered in some grotesque way, polluted by this reality. Then I began to understand a new concept, something so ingrained into this reality that it was the first…
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Red Alert

The girl would not meet my eyes. “That’s an ugly bruise on your wrist?” I prompted her again.  “I fell and hit it on a railing,” Jamie lied to me. She was so young, it was hard to tell with the makeup and the heels but I had seen many before just like her. The…
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Blood and Water (part 1)

The clatter of a pot hitting the floor rang out from our apartment’s small kitchen. “Mom, do you need help?” I asked from the living room. There was no answer.  “Mom, you ok?” I called.  “Mom?”  No answer.   “Mom?!” Panic started to lace my voice.  I hurled myself around the half wall separating the two…
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Have a Care Package

Let your mind drift and enjoy some zen-like drawing with our creative director Jarred as he takes one of our cards from start to finish.


Ricko took a moment to enjoy the feel of their small shop as the afternoon sunlight fell across the man seated in the vintage barber chair. The chair dated back to the 1930s and was lovingly adorned with a cast iron scrollwork footrest, arm supports, and headrest. The hard surfaces were each padded with blood-red…
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Braking the Ice

A “Super” short story

Let’s get one thing straight – I don’t hate my family. I really don’t. It’s just that I… don’t really fit in with them. I’m not saying I’m the black sheep of the family. I would never say that; Black Sheep is my cousin and is an A-list superhero. I’m sure you’ve heard of him.…
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New in town

This man was known by many names. He had not yet chosen which name to use for his new position. He would soon need to correct that in order to complete his transfer paperwork, but he had more pressing duties today. These duties currently consist of relaxing at a cafe while reading a newspaper article…
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