Tag Archives: Science Fiction

The Terror

“OMG,” said Brittany. “Her butt is so big!” Though new to the school, Brittany’s looks ensured she was popular, and she used that popularity like a terror weapon. “Don’t talk about Angie’s butt,” hissed the girls around her. “It’s not … Continue reading

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The Head Will Roll

Henry Wilchert made money the old-fashioned way; with cost overruns and outrageous product prices. He wanted to expand out of pharmaceuticals and into defense contracts. So he toured SpiderArmor before his hostile takeover. Company owner, Gavin DuPuy, showed off the … Continue reading

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Voracious Predatory Beast

Constable Earhart was showing the rookie around. He pointed to a giant snail on a window. “That’s an alien snail. It comes from a planet full of voracious predatory beasts.” “Seems slow,” said rookie Constable Billingsly. “It is. Yesterday, it … Continue reading

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The Conquered

General Al’Purathon slouched before the open fire pit. “We traveled four-hundred light-years as conquerors,” he murmured. “Our ships are indestructible, our weapons irresistible. Yet with our finest warriors, Earth has laid us low.” Angrily, he placed a marshmallow on a … Continue reading

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Rapid Evolution

Aboard an alien starship, Captain Xom mourned for Agent Yuwl. “The humans in Smithtown, Alabama mistook him for a goat and ate him.” “Far worse than that,” howled Scientist Pewf. “His unusual DNA might’ve combined with humans to create a … Continue reading

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The Signal

Gerald sat before his his laptop and patted the strange-looking ball beside it. “With my antennae, I’ve homed in on the signal.” “What signal?” said Bryce, munching on Doritos. “From the alien ship. I conducted a study and proved this … Continue reading

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Perfectly Ordinary

The train sailed over the old tracks, hovering millimeters above them with superconductors. Virgil’s great-grandfather, Bertram, groaned. “First you clone me, resurrecting me from cells, and now a hovering train. It’s too much for me, born in the 1800s!” “Hovertrains … Continue reading

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