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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Price of Allegiance by Alex Shvartsman [sci-fi]

Price of Allegiance by Alex Shvartsman “Mr. Tobin, there is a Cicada here to see you.” Alastair Tobin, Earth’s ambassador to the Galactic Union, was more than a little surprised. In his eight years of service, he could …

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Target Audience by H.L. Fullerton [sci-fi horror]

Target Audience by H.L. Fullerton Yesterday, Madave Black had celebrated her forty-ninth birthday. Today, as she exited the subway, instead of being bombarded by Between Us Girls ads, she heard her first hype for AARP. She froze in …

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Study. Learn. Know. by Amy Sisson [sci-fi]

Study. Learn. Know. by Amy Sisson When Kaylen slept, she dreamed of hermit crabs. It was hardly surprising, considering how long she’d been studying them. Kaylen’s decades at the Grove of Academe blended together almost seamlessly, but one …

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Flight of the Lonely by Dusty Wallace [sci-fi]

Flight of the Lonely by Dusty Wallace Edgar tried to make it to the toilet without glancing at the mirror over his bathroom sink. He didn’t want to see himself anymore. His wrinkly, liver-spotted wings had been beautiful once, …

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Remembrance Day by Liam Hogan [sci-fi]

Remembrance Day by Liam Hogan The comm icon flashes and my finger hovers over it for a long moment before I tap. It’s Doctor Reynolds, and I feel the edge fade from the tension that’s been building all …

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