Tag Archives: science fiction

Cry

Getting off work early was a welcome surprise, but it worried Trendon. For GimBle—tech giant and DARPA contractor—to close off its entire campus early? That meant something big. In Trendon’s experience with GimBle, anything big meant everything bad. “We’re getting … Continue reading

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Trajectory (science fiction flash fiction/short story)

It couldn’t end like this for Brandon and Avi. It wouldn’t. Not in a simple shuttle crash. Not after the years of training, the sabotage and intrigue, and finally the goodbyes. Humanity hadn’t spent the last 20 years building a … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Wormhole

You need to live more life. You need to see more things. Then you’ll be ready to go with us and take on the stars. A family of philosophers and adventurers, of raiders and conquerors, and that’s the best advice they … Continue reading

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Chance Engine (scifi/superhero flash fiction)

Leroy’s jaws almost unhinged when he saw the winner’s last card. A queen of hearts. “This…this doesn’t make any sense,” he mumbled to himself. A Bachelor of Math from Columbia. Master’s and a PhD in Statistical Analysis from MIT. 4! … Continue reading

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Distinguishable Love (science fiction love story/flash fiction)

Deryk’s finger hovered above the button as Tori’s smiling, resigned face embraced him. They both knew the stakes. They both understood what had to be done. “I…I can’t do it, love,” Deryk finally admitted, wiping his wet, brown face. “This … Continue reading

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Gene Roddenberry/Notorious BIG: Twin Prophets of Literature (or Why It’s Time To Embrace More Utopian Fiction)

  It’s always interesting learning things about yourself, right? *crickets* Maybe only sometimes. Okay, usually never. But for a creative type I think it’s essential. What inspiration makes us rise like Batman from the Lazarus Pit (a 20 minute recovery … Continue reading

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The Stork

The Stork liked to be well fed before he delivered.  He sopped up the last of the biscuit and gravy, fingernails slightly scraping the bottom of the plate. “Mmm, good stuff.” The couple smiled back, the husband uneasily, the wife … Continue reading

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