Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Greatest Game

The man on the screen wore a heavy-duty parka. Powerful Antarctic winds blew behind him. “How’s are the negotiations going Dr. Hebron?” said American President Aaronsson. “The Diplomacy Game is always challenging,” said Hebron. “The alien diplomat is difficult.” “Are … Continue reading

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Cute But Silly

Jocelyn Shapira kept the bowl of lights in the window. She loved it because it was the last thing Henry invented before he died. One day, the power went out in the entire district for days. Yet in the middle … Continue reading

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Raging Art

Ryan Hennessy had rage issues. He eventually found solace, a means to control his impulses through art, specifically graffiti art. Unfortunately, the city of Detroit had a dim view of this medium. That’s how the city of Austin became the … Continue reading

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The Gods

At the White Horse Pub in Belgium a group of hyper-intelligent men gathered around Felix’s laptop computer. “This is connected to the Themis satellite,” said Felix. “What’s Themis?” said George. “A molecular computer the size of Mount Everest,” explained Howard. … Continue reading

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Kind Offers

In 2062, organized crime was a distant memory in Columbia. Few know how it really ended. Bogata’s last crime lords all dropped off the map in the poor neighborhood of Vista Despejada. That power vacuum brought up-and-coming crime lord Thiago … Continue reading

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The Staple Queen

Jasmine Stapleton worked in Classified Document Disposal for twenty years. Everyone feared her famous temper. No one dared touch her cup of used staples. The new boss Jeb MacIntosh, feared no one. He smirked, “Hey Jasmine. We’re going to play … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Sammy was a young mouse, clever in some ways, naive in others. He liked to read the books he found in human debris, and he loved to cook. Sammy cooked extraordinarily well. George the snake was getting old and tired. … Continue reading

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