Tag Archives: Speculative Fiction

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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Kerpow!

After Officer Moynihan started walking his new beat, crime rose for about two weeks. The crooks knew he had a prosthetic leg, and they figured he could never catch anyone. Unknown to them, Moynihan was a world-class sprinter before his … 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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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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The Hot

Estella built her restaurant out of pilings, sticks, and assorted debris she found discarded near the shore. She began selling her pork tamales and soon gained a reputation. People from all over Mexico traveled to try them. When touristas entered … 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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