Category Archives: Science fiction

Iridescent Amazons on Mars

The problem with these new ones is that you can’t slay them. They send out such a glare that they’re upon you before you know where to aim your PAIL*. It’s happened to me (I’m reporting from the nether world). … Continue reading

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Lost

It’s dark and cold and utterly still out here among the bright stars. Contemplative. All I’ve got left is some pepsi and half a tube of food. And about five breaths of air. – James Steerforth (© 2012) Written for … Continue reading

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It is written that …

It is written that future Man will move up one step on the hierarchical ladder to become a creator, just like the angels, archangels, thrones, excusiai and others are creators. Thought, which already has creative powers in some select few … Continue reading

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Bodo Spangles caught in the tangles of bureaucracy in 2509

I “Sorry, can’t help you with this. You need to see the NECK.” “The what?” “The Navigational Excellence Commando Klerk.” “And where would I find him?” “That would be Mike Machine in room 4405.” II “I was sent here by … Continue reading

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Marooned in the desert

Having retired at age 52 from a well-paying job in the aeronautics industry, Abner D. Sandington-Elliot decided to realize a life-long dream and follow in the footsteps of Antoine de St. Exupéry, a writer and fellow pilot he greatly admired. … Continue reading

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Identification of objects in historical grave treasure near end

( From the Hygiene Times, 26 April 3008 ) Some of the objects found in the underground grave recently discovered near the town of Hygiene, Colorado, have been more fully identified. The plastic sculpture of a deeply tanned overweight nude … Continue reading

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Out of this world

The evening I proposed to my girlfriend – the most gorgeous, most intelligent, most perfect, most patient, most exciting, most humorous, most lovable person I’ve ever known – turned into a night of revelation. When I’d spoken, she took my … Continue reading

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