Shadow Unit

In the end--or was it the beginning--it had been the reliably bizarre luck and the information-mining abilities of one Solomon Todd that gave them their break, or so he told himself at the time.

After everything started to go bad, after he really understood what they were up against, he was moved to consider if he had been played. Led. If some fraction of the horrors that followed were on his head.

But at the beginning, it seemed like a break.

Something's Gotta Eat T. Rexes - by Elizabeth Bear, Steven Brust, & Emma Bull

"Afterword" - J. Edgar Hoover Federal Building, Washington, D.C., April 20, 2013

"The Kung Fu Master is [In]" - J. Edgar Hoover Building, Washington, D.C., December 2011

"Flashback" - Washington, D.C., May 21, 2014

"Bear" - Kentucky, April 2009

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Meanwhile, the Seasons 1 through 4 episodes and DVD extras are available here. Think of it as a zero-shelf-space boxed set.

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March 9, 2014 - The lucky 13th ebook is available now, and the next collection is in the works as we type.

February 14, 2010 - We've added a Getting Started page to orient new readers.

February 7, 2010 - Season 3 has begun!

In addition to the regular episode format, The Unicorn Evils is available on the Episodes page as a PDF, a Kindle file, and an epub file that's supported by most ebook readers. We expect to have official Shadow Unit ebooks of all the older material in the next two weeks.

March 29, 2009 - Season 2's extras now have their own page here.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License (, with the Peter Watts provision: Please don't change, remove, or add to the actual prose, at least not without asking first. We put all these words in a specific order for a reason.

The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit hunts humanity's nightmares. But there are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real.

The Behavioral Analysis Unit sends those cases down the hall.

Welcome to Shadow Unit.