Fifteen paintings depicting The End by Nicolas Ruston provoke fifteen short fictions by fifteen writers. Find yourself at the cliff's edge. Tell the truth to a man with a gun. Regret the dog. Remember a friend. Never forget her. Will the crash. Let disorder rule. Take a boat. Follow the slogans. Study the signs. Let the music die. Join a cult. Wait for the Apocalypse. Quit your job and head for the limits. Find what happens before, during and after THE END.
THE END: FIFTEEN ENDINGS TO FIFTEEN PAINTINGS is edited and curated by Ashley Stokes, editor of the UNTHOLOGY series and author of THE SYLLABUS OF ERRORS.THE ARTIST Nicolas Ruston is most recognized for his silicone and mixed media works that explore the notion of artificial manipulation. He has exhibited internationally and his works are represented in numerous private and corporate collections.
Original short fiction by AJ Ashworth Gordon Collins Ailsa Cox Michael Crossan Sarah Dobbs Tania Hershman Zoe Lambert Dan Powell Aiden O'Reilly UV Ray Angela Readman David Rose Ashley Stokes Tim Sykes and Jonathan Taylor.