An ice storm. Two passengers stranded on a bus: a doctor who lost his passion for medicine long ago and a clown who no longer cares about being funny. The storm lasts well past the midnight hour. The world may choose this night to come to its end.Mario Milosevic is the author of novels, short stories, essays, and poems. His work has appeared in Asimov’s SF, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Black Warrior Review, Poets Against the War, Bewere the Night, Interzone, Rosebud, and many other publications. Green Snake Publishing has embarked on a long term project to bring out all of his work in electronic and print editions. His quirky and unique point of view, as well as his slightly skewed sense of humor has brought him acclaim and a devoted following among readers hungry for a fresh take on the ancient art of storytelling.