It’s 1979 and a secret all-out war between science and nature has erupted in the forests of the eastern United States.
Ophiocordyceps unilateralis, also known as the Zombie Fungus, infects the brains of ants. A daring military mission has recovered samples and it looks like the fungus just evolved into humanity’s worst nightmare.
A Sci-Fi Horror Short Story of about 5500 words
James Dempsey, a highly skilled assassin, is dispatched to the frontier wilderness of the 1860s Canadian/American border to hunt a Wendigo.
Led by Native American Cree guides who are motivated by greed and a thirst for revenge, James is armed with futuristic technology, and his deadly talents are only matched by his hubris and a hunger to succeed at any cost.
But as the temperature drops in the wickedly bitter nights of the North, who is hunting whom?
A Steampunk Western Mythos Short Story of 6065 words
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ABOUT GUY RIESSEN
Guy Riessen is an American author of contemporary dark fiction spanning the science fiction, horror, fantasy and crime genres. Born in 1967 in South Dakota, he grew up in the Southern California beach town of Huntington Beach. He moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1985, graduated with a degree in English from UC Berkeley, and has been living in the wild lands north of San Francisco ever since. After nearly two decades of creating artwork for the visual effects industry for video games and film, he returned to his first passion: writing speculative fiction.