Chaos rattles our arrogance, shakes loose the dust, breaks rigor mortis. In chaos, you find out who you are&mdashwhat matters, what you fear, what you love&hellip
Here is a collection of nine short stories about chaos in multiple genres: historical, speculative, stream-of-consciousness, poetic, literary, and more.
- Morty loves his job. Really loves it. Perhaps not so strange, except that he is an embalmer at a funeral home. What happens when someone loves their job so much they don&rsquot want to do anything else?
- Becky&rsquos husband is away on business, in the cold of a snowy winter, when her youngest of four girls develops diphtheria. In the late 1800s, what can a young mother do?
- What if everyone had a hat but you? And it really mattered?
- Poor Charlie. He really needs order in his life. He prides himself on schedule, structure, and sameness. So did his grandmother&hellipand they found her dead in a house crawling with thousands of insects she had collected.
Included stories: &ldquoThree Days,&rdquo &ldquoTurn and Face the Change,&rdquo &lsquoThree Hours and Thirteen Minutes,&rdquo &ldquoRinging,&rdquo &ldquoHats,&rdquo &ldquoPreparation,&rdquo &ldquoTen More Days,&rdquo &ldquoBehind the Bar,&rdquo &ldquoWhat Does the River Say?&rdquo