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Exchange Student

Originally posted on Momus News:
Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about a strange exchange student, begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction/Humor Photo by: Douglas M. MacIlroy Exchange Student Natalie was concerned about the exchange student. His papers…

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The Intelligence Brief

Presidential front runner Hawkins cheered, “I’m in! All my opponents quit the race.” Then CIA Director Williams handed him the Intelligence Brief for Presidents. “Here’s what’s really happening in the world.” While Hawkins read, he paled. “Is it too late … Continue reading

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Job Security

Mr. Vecchio was horrible boss. He’d fired four previous foremen during the old building’s refurbishment. The pint-sized dictator ruled with his immense wealth and a tyrannical demeanor. Marty counted the days until his job as foreman ended and his kids … Continue reading

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Competitive Gift-Giving

It was bad enough that aliens were invading. It was worse that the battle raged on until Christmas Day. Human and alien blood ran in a nearby stream. Weary Human troops at the edge of the battlefield were low on … Continue reading

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The Weakness – Mondays Finish the Story

The Weakness The cemetery spread along the area known as Devils Abode. Nate stood outside the cemetery’s largest crypt, holding a bucket. He straightened the thin black tie that went with his black suit. The sounds emanating from within the … Continue reading

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Cecil the lion’s death highlights the fact that humanity is the scourge of a fragile Earth

Originally posted on Matthew Wright:
The¬†pointless slaughter of Cecil the lion saddens but doesn’t surprise me. Humanity is fast becoming the scourge of this planet. A beautiful picture from the other week of Earth from 1.6 million km sunwards. NASA,…

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A Torturous Misunderstanding – Mondays Finish the Story

A Torturous Misunderstanding The petroglyphs told the story of an unusual event. Kent and Jamie gazed intensely at the Peruvian Stones. “It tells of the joyful and enlightening meeting between humans and aliens,” said Kent. “Wow, how do know this … Continue reading

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