in.tense is a collection of innovative short stories by creative writing students from the University of the Sunshine Coast. Tantamount to the word intense, these stories demand your emotional availability, trust and concentration. Be shocked by the macabre unravelling of ‘Fold’. Feel the abandonment of ‘Anicca’. Enter the dysfunctional mind of ‘Ghosts’. Collide with wealth and power in ‘The Man on the Street’. Learn the lingo of love with ‘Jetty Kids’. Get respect the ‘Concrete’ way. Go offshore with ‘Seduction’. Be conscious of the ‘Cracks’ made by betrayal. Chase the dream with ‘Dragonflies’ and discover what happens when the wall comes down in ‘Mercury Lane’.