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    That Man Behind the Curtain: January 2018

    by  • February 27, 2018 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Our table at Foolscap 2018!

    January saw the final steps towards launching this month’s Kickstarter, so some of the expenses reflect that. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Web Resources: (-$67.06) Stories: (-$260.00) Art: (-$684.00) Advertising: (-$85.43) Processing Fees: (-$18.39) Printing: (-$21.59) Donations: $44.71 Ad Revenue: $0.25 Online Book Sales: $88.57 Total: (-$1,002.94) QTD: (-$2,094.45) YTD: (-$4,188.90)...

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    Lucky Stars

    by  • February 26, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Lucky Stars"

    An essay by Pat Delmarre, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye “Don’t you ever feel guilty?” I asked Brianna. “Naaah.” She tapped her nails, hot pink with black Klingon alphabet decals, nervously on the arm of the couch. “And if I do, I just think about that Venge bicycle I’ll be riding...

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    In Lieu of the Upper Hand

    by  • February 19, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "In Lieu Of The Upper Hand"

    An essay by Max Jamison, as provided by J. A. Psoras Art by Luke Spooner “In art the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can inspire.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I didn’t see it that way, but I was charmed. Fame. Fortune. Lot and lots of women. An assortment–colorful and convenient....

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    The Wing Collector

    by  • February 12, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "The Wing Collector"

    An essay by an anonymous collector, as provided by H. Pueyo Art by Leigh Legler The anatomy of their bodies is quite singular–a single head, two normal arms and legs of varying sizes, a common torso of proportionate shape, slightly wider to fit their potent lungs, feet en pointe like a ballerina, with claws...

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    A Question of Somatics

    by  • February 5, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "A Question of Somatics"

    An essay by Professor Matthew Bibby, as provided by Maureen Bowden Art  by Errow Collins Wavertree Parke was a perfect woman, and I intended to clone her. My position as head of the Biology faculty at Riverside University enabled me to hone my technique to a standard far above that of my rivals in...

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    There Will Be No Encore

    by  • January 29, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "There Will Be No Encore"

    An essay by Tony Russo, as provided by Darren Ridgley Art by Justine McGreevy Never thought I’d say it, but one day I’d like to come out to an empty room. But tonight ain’t the night. Tonight it’s a full house. Standing room only. Every single one of ’em here to see me, Tony Russo, in...

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    Strange Science: Non-Euclidean Virtual Reality?

    by  • January 19, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Hypernom

    Alien geometry is a common trope in cosmic horror. You can’t swing a dead eldritch horror without hitting geometry that is “abnormal, non-Euclidean, and loathsomely redolent of spheres and dimensions apart from ours.” But what does that look like? Some mathematicians and game designers have worked to make exploring strange geometry fun. There’s certainly...

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    Space Cthulhu and the Cosmic Sneeze

    by  • January 15, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Beepboop, as provided by Catherine L. Brooke Art by Luke Spooner There is a legend upon some tiny species of bipedal earth dwellers that states that every word spoken by their Creator became something new. “In the beginning was the word,” and so on, if you get my meaning. But if that...

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