Tag Archives: Satire

The True Essence

“It’s a magic mirror!” said Charles, the Senator’s majordomo. He aimed it towards the giant city. “In the reflection we can see the origins of things. See? The city of Megapolis began as a farmhouse.” “Really?” drawled Senator Graves, looking … Continue reading

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A Matter of Taste

David Wind Hawk hopped nimbly from rock to rock. He enjoyed being a tour guide, even though this marked the first time he got stuck with a politician and his lawyer. David gestured. “And here is Vulture Rock. Navaho legend … Continue reading

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A Study In Karma

Levi was desperately poor, living off the grid in the wilds of Appalachia. Some days, he didn’t eat, the hunting was so poor. He was quite surprised when he found a serial killer in his wild boar trap. He took … Continue reading

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The Misfire

On the tiny isle of Miklos, resorts sprouted up everywhere. The super-rich and the famous flocked to its opulent hotels and warm seas. Here, Niko plied his gold-digging trade. He found her sitting in a beach chair, broad-rimmed hat flowing … Continue reading

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The Decision

Piper worked on her latest music composition, looping parts through her keyboard while adding another part on guitar. An alien crashed through her door, blasters raised in tentacles. “Ohmigosh!” squeaked Piper. “Are you abducting me?” Hah’zul’s mission was indeed to … Continue reading

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Electric Sheep

Ben and Roger stood looking over Roger’s field. Sheep wandered across the pastoral setting. Ben grunted. “Robot Electric Sheep. Now I’ve seen it all.” “My house robot dreamed it up,” said Roger. “You can’t get wool from them, though.” “Don’t … Continue reading

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Imaginary Materials

Evan finally attended the Speculative Fiction Writers conference. Luckily veteran scifi writer, Gordon Peck, agreed to show him around. “The whole thing is held on a holodeck where anything is possible,” explained Gordon as they crossed a canal. Evan noticed … Continue reading

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