Forget You by Mike Reeves-McMillan [sci-fi]

Forget You by Mike Reeves-McMillan Meredith looks up from her second Scotch and meets the gaze of a tall man, straight dark hair, blue eyes. He smiles, and glances away almost immediately. Shy. He’s just her type. Though …

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Little Fox by Amy Griswold [sci-fi]

Little Fox by Amy Griswold The sky is white when I wake up, and it takes me a moment to realize that I’m in my clone’s bed. Fox is usually up before I am, helping make breakfast and …

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Oubliette by Stewart C. Baker [sci-fi]

Oubliette by Stewart C. Baker “Change your life,” the poster says. “With one simple surgery, you can live fully in the moment. No stress, no worries, no lies.” The text is accompanied by the usual images. Smiling adults, …

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Virtuoso by Gustavo Bondoni [sci-fi]

Virtuoso by Gustavo Bondoni Everyone on board was well aware of the honor we’d been conceded. Nothing could match the thrill of watching a true artist at work, and no artist in living memory was comparable with Ternsé. …

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The Scented Man by Eleanor R. Wood [sci-fi]

The Scented Man by Eleanor R. Wood When he first returned, we flocked to him like gulls to a fishing trawler. Even after those of us nearest had grown used to his celebrity in our midst, people traveled …

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Good Eatin’ by Gregg Chamberlain [sci-fi]

Good Eatin’ by Gregg Chamberlain Hey there, folks! Mad Melford here with another steal of deal. I guarantee there’s lots of good eatin’ waiting here for you. Now Thanksgiving is just around the corner. And we all know …

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Manifest Error by Gary Cuba [sci-fi]

Manifest Error by Gary Cuba Diogenes rediscovered the wayward bio-stasis chamber while struggling with the ship’s balky cargo transfer lorry. The chamber, tucked inside a machinery plenum behind the lorry’s docking nest, evoked a distant memory that now …

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