A. Merc Rustad

A. Merc Rustad is a queer transmasculine non-binary writer who lives in the Midwest United States. Favorite things include: robots, dinosaurs, monsters, and tea. Their stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Lightspeed, Fireside Fiction, Apex, Escape Pod, Shimmer, Cicada, The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015, and Wilde Stories 2016. Merc likes to play video games, watch movies, read comics, and wear awesome hats. You can find Merc on Twitter @Merc_Rustad or their website https://amercrustad.com.
PODCAST EP. 38: THE GENTLEMAN OF CHAOS

PODCAST EP. 38: THE GENTLEMAN OF CHAOS

Season 1 Episode 38 THE GENTLEMAN OF CHAOS by A. MERC RUSTAD People call him the Gentleman of Chaos, but he is not gentle. By popular count, he’s assassinated thirteen kings, seventy-two princes, one thousand nobles, and five queens. By popular legend, he’s immortal,...

The Gentleman of Chaos

The Gentleman of Chaos

People call him the Gentleman of Chaos, but he is not gentle. By popular count, he’s assassinated thirteen kings, seventy-two princes, one thousand nobles, and five queens. By popular legend, he’s immortal, a god of commoners, a death-demon summoned to feed on...

In the Day After the World Stopped Being

Bleached sky drapes over charred branches— her bare feet cut imprints in the ash layers. Echoes double back on each other until there’s only silence. She sorts through debris— chains of coal, frail blackened bones, slivers of teeth— always on the hunt for the lost...

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