The Upside of Extinction

by Nathan Tyree

A meteor, large and rough and ancient, is even now rushing through the cold of space toward us. It will strike. The destruction will be sublime; this is called extinction. Every living thing will be wiped out by the wrath of stone. However, there is an upside to this. American Idol will, finally, be gone.


Nathan Tyree's work has appeared (or is forthcoming) in Flesh and Blood, Doorknobs and Body Paint, The Flash, Bare Bone, Dogmatika, Wretched and Violent, and The Empty Page: Stories Inspired by the Songs of Sonic Youth. He's also the author of God is Dead, and helps edit Magazine of the Dead.