Tag Archives: Speculative Fiction

Troublemaker

Billy-Joe never meant to cause trouble, but he had an uncanny talent for finding it. So when he stumbled across the intergalactic transit station, teeming with thousands of alien species, he vowed to stay out of trouble. Hungry, he praised … Continue reading

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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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That Time of the Century

The gargantuan dragon had proven impervious to human weapons and still demanded a virgin. General Cavendish saluted fifteen-year old Genevieve Holder with a tear. “Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.” Genevieve shook with fear, but bravely entered the cave entrance. … 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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Overdoing It

Bryce Martinsyde, Chief Instructor of Espionage, gazed at the door with dismay. “Trainee Wilkinson habitually overdoes things,” he said. “I asked him to put tape on this door as a signal.” Mr. Blumenthal, Director of Covert Education, looked at the … Continue reading

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