In the grim darkness of the far future, there are no happy endings, and the greatest mistake one can make is to foolishly hope for a better tomorrow. For most, the best future is one where things stay just as the way they are – miserable, but a familiar misery.
Unfortunately, in a galaxy rife with plague, violence, and treachery, it can always get worse.
This month we’re looking at stories of the poor saps who just can’t catch a break. Those who started at the bottom, and somehow fell lower. In the cruel space of the 41st millennium there is no rock bottom, only a bloody cliff where the most unfortunate souls continue to fall.
5 Stories of Misfortune and Ill Fates
Reaping Agony by E. Nicole Gary (Audio narrated by Carla Mack) – The Drukhari are a people for whom it can always get worse is practically a catchphrase. They are artisans of torture and connoisseurs of suffering, creative with their agonies and sculpting each horror specifically to the individual. In the hands of the Dark Eldar, not even death is a promise of release. Read it yourself or listen to the narration by Carla Mack.