Archives: February 2017

Espen Berg

Espen Berg had no friends to speak of, no family. Her life was lived in a series of small circles. The market, the pharmacy, the church. Even the friendliest townspeople ignored her, having been repelled by her disfigured face and violent silence. She died unmourned, her body discovered by chance when Pastor Ølveg stopped in to see why she

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Rent Control

The notice of eviction was right where I’d left it, taped to the door. She had changed the locks, so the master key didn’t work. I looked at the city constable. “You want me to knock again?” He shrugged. I knocked so hard my knuckles rang. “Mrs. Mulwray! The constable is here with me. You

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