The Axe

      Alen Kapidžić
The Axe

Winter is not coming - winter is here!In the near future, climate changes have led to short-term extreme weather conditions. Cities that have never been covered in snow now resemble Nordic countries. The situation is slowly getting out of control as the system collapses. Trees are disappearing, food is running out. Citizens are becoming desperate, axes invaluable.Winter is not coming - winter is here!In the near future, climate changes have led to short-term extreme weather conditions. Cities that have never been covered in snow now resemble Nordic countries. The situation is slowly getting out of control as the system collapses. Trees are disappearing, food is running out. Citizens are becoming desperate, axes invaluable.A short story.

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    The Old Stories

      Alen Kapidžić
The Old Stories

"Old Stories" is a collection of short stories written in time before smartphones and mobile Internet. So, they are old. Ancient. Thematically, it's a collection of short-cuts from the lives of twenty-somethings, their frustrations in collision with social forces, strives to change things, to find little happiness if they can and, often, their failures."Old Stories" is a collection of short stories written in time before smartphones and mobile Internet. So, they are old. Ancient. They were not written in the last century but it looks like they were. There are eight stories, six of which can be classified as "urban stories". Two of them are a part of the SF short story collection in writing entitled Wintertide. Some of the stories won contests and all of them were published in magazines. Thematically, it's a collection of short-cuts from the lives of twenty-somethings, their frustrations in collision with social forces, strives to change things, to find little happiness if they can and, often, their failures.

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