Dec 2, 2019
"Sitting in his car, Father Ellis contemplated the Exodus."
This is a serialized story narrated by Matt Arnold with the permission of the author, Scott Alexander. The original text is here:
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Nov 18, 2019
"Flanked by two guards, Mayor Ed Koch walked into the room.
It seemed out of place in the middle of New York City. Poorly lit, musty, packed with books of diffent ages and provenances. The furniture was all wooden, and either antique or made by someone with a dim view of aesthetic innovations after about 1800."
Oct 27, 2019
"Over the centuries she had fallen in love with the place. A narrow plain, sunny three hundred days a year, blooming with poppies, watered by little rivers snaking out of arroyos in the nearby mountains. She had built her altar on one of the hills. The Aztecs knew her domain, and they called it Temictitlanoc, “place...
Oct 20, 2019
"Belowdecks was the crew quarters. Ana didn’t expect her own room and didn’t get it. Her berth had four beds: one for her, three others for James, Lin, and Tomas. Her bed was technically Amoxiel’s, but the angel didn’t sleep. As far as they could tell, he just sort of sat on the deck all night, staring wistfully...
Oct 13, 2019
"Imagine there’s no Heaven. It’s easy if you try. So easy that millions of people throughout history did it entirely by accident. They went to church, they read their Bibles, they knelt prostrate in prayer, and then they went home and lived a life of sin regardless."
This is a serialized story narrated by Matt...