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Surface Detail by Iain M. Banks: A hell of a story

This is the 8th Culture novel, and the third that I’ve read, and so far I think it’s the most memorable.

The story focuses on virtual reality, and mainly the virtual realities different civilizations create for their afterlives. 238 more words


The Bottle

“I’m a fucking loser. A failure.”

Those were the last words out of my mouth while I still drew breath laying in that dark, decrepit alleyway. 447 more words

Short Stories

In Heaven, It Just Won't Matter

In my adult Sunday School class at church we recently did a study using a book and video put out by The Voice of The Martyrs entitled “I am N.” This study led us through atrocities being committed against Christians not long ago, but right now! 1,511 more words


Tales of a Drunken Sailor

Whether consorting with god or devil,
the devils’ handiwork leaves gods the dirty-work
sealing fates or saving lives
rounding up the debris
before the afterlife
claims our immortal souls


Dear Frodo Baggins,

Your story is confusing, something people debate all the time even today. Were you the hero? Did you succeed in your quest, or was your failure to destroy the ring part of a tragic allegory for human existence? 544 more words


They Knew

It had been an interesting evening with the medium.  She opened my eyes to possibilities beyond the physical world.

As the session wound down, I said  “I never told my parents that I’m gay.”  She told me she knew I was gay and added “Your parents knew.  155 more words

Fledgling: Book 1 (Afterlife)

Fledgling: Book 1 (Afterlife)

the planet earth once we recognize it’s changing. Every day, unfamiliar causes are overtaking the people. Evil keeps growing stronger, and purity may be the target. 27 more words