Tag Archives: Science Fiction

An Android Walks Into a Bar

On Planet Technogia androids had families too. The parents literally made their children. Since the children were Artificial Intelligences, their minds “emerged” rather than were programmed. Like human children during development, they often believed they could fool their parents. Sabrina237 … Continue reading

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Unwelcome Guests

Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember it didn’t work for the rabbit. — R.E. Shay The colonists of Dragor V couldn’t believe their luck. The very hospitable world included strange domes. The natural structures provided ready-made … Continue reading

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Lost And Found

In the tiny town of Leena, Alabama nothing ever happened. So when the chair appeared, people noticed. A local TV reporter stood at the lake saying, “Swimmers confirm the chair is literally standing on deep water. It’s a bona-fide miracle!” … Continue reading

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Big Feet

Justin was sixteen when his dad, Greg, first took him out on patrol. They walked past burned out relics from the war. “I named my most critical gear after old girlfriends,” said Greg. “My signals scanner could detect RolyPolie transmissions … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup

Little Sammy constantly invented things, more or less with success. He melted the blender once, and blew up lawnmowers twice. But he wasn’t the primary worry of local residents. It was the Razor Gang. They robbed houses, extorted small businesses, … Continue reading

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The Giveaway

Travis Trapper, world-renowned monster hunter, stood on the deck of the sailboat, cursing. All around him, equipment blinked and bleeped and glowed. A vast array of sensors dipped into the water. The screen on the $150,000 detector gear showed nothing. … Continue reading

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An Easy Victory

Everyone was relaxed after the alien invasion. Colonel Harrigan stepped out of the vehicle carrier. Major Park joined him to chat. “I still can’t believe we crushed the alien invasion in only three weeks,” said Park. “Our scientists explained why,” … Continue reading

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