Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 13: Everybody’s the Villain in Someone’s Story

| October 13, 2022

On the heels of our last foray into the subject of inner monsters, tonight’s Dark Sentiment is about letting it out to play. Based on matters of which I may have some personal acquaintance, albeit not in the form of action but rather a promissory note. I am happy to report that the message was […]

A Long Winter’s Night – Day 8: Winter as Weapon

| December 28, 2016

If you’ve heard of the Napoleonic Wars and World War II, you’ll have heard how anyone who invades Russia and doesn’t wrap up business before the snow falls is asking to have their ass handed to them. The Russians, we’re told, are the masters of Winter, but today we’re going to look at an engagement […]

Dark Sentiments 2014 – Day 6: The Dark Side of Cuteness

| October 6, 2014

Our SFM Viktor is only a little more than  a month past his first birthday and is already well acquainted with the arts of seduction. At least insofar as it applies to causing everyone in the room to ignore all other children, even their own, as soon as they notice him.  When that starts, the […]

Dark Sentiments 2014 – Day 3: Cannibal Jerry

| October 3, 2014

In my studies of the peculiar practice of cannibalism, I’m often surprised by the common thread in cannibals getting caught. Faced with the dilemma of disposal, they are often pack rats, and eventually something rotten this way comes to attract unwanted attention. In this vein, I give you the tale of Jerry. Cannibal Jerry By […]