Monthly Archives: November 2017

It Could Be Worse

Maureen had driven all night ’til morning. The coffee kept her awake, but now she had to go…Go…GO! The abandoned building had no door on the bathroom. The toilet was dusty, covered with animal footprints. It was gruesome, but Maureen … Continue reading

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The Little Gully

World War III didn’t start because the oil ran out. It started because more people wanted oil than production could match. Three quarters of Humanity perished in the nuclear fires and radioactive clouds. But that’s okay. That meant remaining survivors … Continue reading

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Remover of Problems

Hieronymus Greenwich stood beside the lighthouse at Wellington Bay. Generals called him, “Remover of Problems.” A mile away in a specially fortified position, Member of Parliament Roger Cogsworth gazed through binoculars at Greenwich. “That’s it?” he grumbled. “Our defense against … Continue reading

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Communications: Faster Than Wisdom

The UFO Hunters convention, held near Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight, boasted thousands attending. Enthusiasts from around the world gathered to share pet conspiracy theories. Suddenly, someone pointed skyward into the fog…and screamed. Chaos erupted as people reacted … Continue reading

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The Silver Lining

Keith and Aubry saw it happen whilst standing on the shore of Lake Erie. Watching the city of Detroit die was curiously beautiful, a sunset at 3:17 in the afternoon. Luckily, scientists provided enough warning. They saw the hundred-meter asteroid … Continue reading

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The Lost War

Many countries wanted access to Dr. Taggart’s home and his computer files. Inside, his experiments with superdense-storage batteries promised to revolutionize transportation. The country that controlled the batteries would become the next “hyper-power.” A Praying Mantis crawled up the wall, … Continue reading

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How Sharks Are Smart

Science reporter James Henretty found the two sharing notes on the beach at the Encrucijada Reserve. They easily agreed to an interview. James said, “I understand you’re combining animal DNA with Human DNA. Most countries have regulations preventing that. How … Continue reading

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