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Never Better

Long range starship SS Wombat stopped at a gas giant to refuel. Dipping into the thick atmosphere to collect hydrogen, the ship rolled and porpoised like a seaborne vessel. As the ship rocked, Terrance’s samplings of exotic ales in their … Continue reading

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The Oversimplified Solution

George was taking pictures of the stars when he saw a huge area with no stars. He called the local astronomy club and all 112 of them rushed out. Soon the national press appeared. CNN broadcasted a Special Report about … Continue reading

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Something Vital At Christmas

Barry had always adored Christmas. His parents told him stories of Santa Claus and the elves and the reindeer. Barry soaked it all in and believed it with all his heart. Barry lived on the colony planet, Stalya, 62.4 light … Continue reading

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The 2nd Course

Aboard the generation ship Xanadu, things went wrong. With 30 years left until the ship arrived at the new planet, three people were awakened too early from their stasis pods. Jason and Kelly, farmers from Idaho, tried to make do. … Continue reading

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True Magic

Maureen sat down with a sigh outside of a Turkish cafe in New York. A street performer saw her and immediately recognized a tourist. “I am Vasile Karetskya!” he bowed. “One of only 1,313 True Magicians in the entire world. … Continue reading

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Oops Over Miami

The lights of a kilometer-long starship pierced the clouds. Some people stared in awe, many screamed and ran for cover, one held up sign reading, “Take me away, please!” Chaos reigned. *** Aboard the ship, on Earth Overwatch, Captain Smyiirt … Continue reading

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SpinAway No.2

Vertanymaya watched the disc-shaped carnival ride spin. SpinAway No.2, was where he’d hidden his disc-shaped flying saucer. He knew the carnival’s slipshod maintenance crew would never look closely enough to realize a spaceship rested inside one. It took Vertanymaya a … Continue reading

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