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Devil’s Spit

You didn’t consider the darkness. Now, here you are, laying on your back with your arms stretched out. You feel like you’re floating, like you could rise into the sky. You could be laid flat on the black ice of … Continue reading

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Sari Sari

You should have been here an hour ago. All of MamaSan’s friends in Pirate’s Cove were there for her funeral. We were all cleaned up, for once, in proper black. Palm trees were swaying over her freshly-dug grave. The suns … Continue reading

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Raymond Chandler, 1953

Did you ever read what they call Science Fiction? It’s a scream. It’s written like this: ‘I checked out with K19 on Adabaran III, and stepped out through the crummaliote hatch on my 22 Model Sirus Hardtop. I cocked the … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse

“Live the Martian adventure” the ads said. “Mars has jobs.” Amy said. So Joe packed their bags and they left their hometown in Northern Great Lakestan, convinced that this new life would be better. It wasn’t. There were jobs and … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Jungle

“Washington DC, 2084: Jerry leaned out the Aerocar window. With the kind of breathless amazement that only seven year-olds can muster, he shouted “Mom, Dad, look! Two apes are fighting in front of the Lincoln Memorial.” Bill glanced down, but … Continue reading

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