|About the Book|
Necessary Evil contains the terrifying Oded the Merciless (previously published in audio format at Pseudopod), and more dark fiction.Oded the Merciless - A relentless computer AI on a spaceship torments a woman to discover the nature of the human condition. Previously published at Chimeraworld #6 and Pseudopod.To Feed the Hungry - A lesson in be careful what you wish for. Previously published at Misfit Magazine.Nature Boy - An angry young man is offered his hearts desire, but only if he can believe in magic.Cold Comfort - An elderly woman is hiding something far worse than her menagerie of cats. Previously published at Aoife’s Kiss Magazine.Red Tide - Bad things happen when a vampire bites a dolphin. Previously published at Dark Valentine.Necessary Evil - A real estate agent on Mars struggles with an ethical quandary when she tries to sell a house. Previously published at Dark Valentine.