Outrun Stories

Short sci-fi stories in 500 words or less deriving from the Outrun, tech-noir and NewWave aesthetic.

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Outrun Stories #31
2 months ago
“You better get that goddamn light out of my eyes,” I growl. “Look, just list your details, sooner we get this started, sooner we can all get out of here.” “What the hell do you want to know?” I say a...
Outrun Stories #30
3 months ago
The shower’s turned right up, hot jets of water almost tearing into my skin, washing off the last 24 hours as the flickering memories try their best to turn my gut. All it takes is one night, in the t...
Outrun Stories #29
3 months ago
“Look at that starry night sky,” she says to him as she nuzzles herself into his collarbone. “Yeah, it’s quite something,” he replies, looking up, the hue of purple from the sun, just finally sneaking...
Outrun Story #28
3 months ago
“And just how do you think you managed to get yourself into this mess, Jimmy?” she says to me like I’ve not been tied to this chair for the last 12 hours thinking about every move I’ve made, everythin...
Outrun Stories #27
4 months ago
“What’s it been Johnny?” she asks like she hasn’t even kept count. Like it’s been five minutes, five hours or five days, she knows just how long it’s been, five long years since that night. “You act l...
Outrun Stories #26
4 months ago
Hiding in the night, that’s all I’ve got now. I didn’t ask to be turned into one of these things. Sure, fucking sure, it always seemed to me that it would be pretty cool, the reality? Very different. ...