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The Solo Effort

Captain Jones stood upon a hilltop of the newly colonized planet, New Montana. A team of his hand-picked men helped him raise the massive flagpole. Soon the United States flag flapped proudly in the breeze. “I claim New Montanta for … Continue reading

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Too Real

On the planet Grossman the scenery was notoriously bland. It was the perfect place for Gregor to demonstrate his holographic technology. He gathered investors and projected a gully scene upon a hill. It depicted winter, then spring, then fall. The … Continue reading

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Breaking A Few Eggs

As the gondola rose up the mountain, Debra shivered. “Aren’t you concerned about the disappearances?” “Disappearing gondolas?” said Vik. “Naw. That’s just a crazy rumor. Don’t be fooled. Think of the good side! This is the only planet where you … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Snack

Safari guide E.R. Pankow led the tourists through the trees of the planet, Barton. “It’s quite safe here if you follow the rules” he said. “Don’t touch anything unless I say so.” He pointed to a giant footprint in a … Continue reading

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The Good Year

Director McKinley stared up at the colony’s windmills. They worked flawlessly. The first year of the colony on planet Kennick went perfectly. “I can’t believe our good luck,” he said. “Why not?” said Deputy Director Segundo. “Look back at history. … Continue reading

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The First Court Martial

The planetary colony of Franca was small. The population of 600 split perfectly between men and women. Due to the complexities of human sexuality this produced less than 300 couples. Colonel Baird and his Marines counted themselves among the population. … Continue reading

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The Naughty

Their fruit glowing with light, the rarest Christmas trees in Human space rose above them, and Ethan owned an entire grove. “You don’t pick out trees,” said Ethan. “The trees pick you. They look into your soul and know evil … Continue reading

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