Object Impermenance

How do you know the world still exists when you’re not looking?

If object permanence is the human ability to understand that things still exist when you can’t see them, then object impermanence is the ghost hovering over your shoulder giving bad advice, that ominous feeling that something bad is just about to happen, and waking up in the morning not sure that the world outside your front door even exists.

This collection of weird and fantastic short stories will take you to a pawnshop that trades in emotions, a speakeasy in the year 2686, an aquarium with a pet mermaid, and a diner with a meatloaf special to die for, among other tales of liminal spaces, tilted realities, and the monsters within.