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Up, Down, Left, Right,

Before the drum happened, Jim had already felt small in this complicated world. He was short, thin, and quiet. His hazel hair was curly, his dark eyes level, and he never moved quicker than he needed to in any situation. 1,581 more words

Patrick W. Marsh

Slapout: Chapter 02

Small time town with big time drama.

Chapter 02

After a few seconds hesitation, Alec headed toward the door, digging in his pocket for the keys. 896 more words


The Transplant

Darkness had consumed me. I felt like I was underwater. Eventually, I broke through the surface.

The light was bright. Painfully so. A doctor—or maybe a nurse—leaned over me. 749 more words

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Obscura by Yoon Ha Lee, Strange Horizons, Issue 29, Jan 2018

Obscura by Yoon Ha Lee is a short piece of speculative fiction in which a young person (it is not specified if this person is male or female) meets an older man who owns a mysterious camera. 195 more words


Sighting (200-word story)

Fiery streaks rained down as the radio filled with panicked messages. Kalare shut off the squawking box in her dashboard and disregarded all piloting regulations to aim her rig down toward a highway overpass.. 197 more words

Micro Fiction

Sunday Quickie: Midnight Show

The local cheap-seats theater always smelled of burnt popcorn and spilled soda. Not even sure why I took Nikki to a show there. Well, I do know why. 914 more words

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Storm Wings: Chapter 9, Part 2

First time reading? Catch up with everything on the Wingborn page.
You can also visit the frequently updated Character List to help keep track of everyone. 1,823 more words