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The Parts of Him That I Can Help With

An essay by Stephen L. Thayer, as provided by Gordon B. White Art by Errow Collins My younger brother Cameron never understood what working from home meant, so when he called me at 2:30 pm, I was wrist-deep in a … Continue reading

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Old Mother Shudders

An essay by Old Mother Shudders, as provided by Tom McGee Art by Leigh Legler There was a time when everyone knew to come to me for advice … but then my hair began to grey, my back began to … Continue reading

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Forty-Flesh Barrier

An essay by Tethys, as provided by Raluca Balasa Art by Luke Spooner Across the bar hangs a sign reading Humans Only. A man with a seeing eye dog sits exactly twenty-three meters from me, hazy in the smoke under … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: December 2018

December was focused mostly on getting Winter 2019’s quarterly out the door. Amazon’s Createspace is being absorbed by Amazon’s KDP Print, and this was our first stab at publishing a book through them. There was a sharp learning curve, as … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

An essay by Eleanor Bradley, as provided by Annika Sundberg Art by Leigh Legler My name is Eleanor Bradley and I am the reason you are alive. How do I know this, you ask? Anyone could be reading this. But … Continue reading

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Every Little Star

An essay by Evangeline Artemisia “Artie” Quelch, as provided by Fiona Moore Art by America Jones 5 May 1963. Two weeks sealed in the pilot’s cabin on top of the gigantic Shackleton speed-of-light rocket had made me intimately familiar with … Continue reading

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Project Calyptra

An account by an anonymous former contract worker, as provided by Rick Tobin Art by Leigh Legler Leaked Inter-Agency Memorandum: Correspondence of Manager Edward Simpson to Director P. Wallace Tyler of January 8, 2019 To: Dr. P. Wallace Tyler, Director … Continue reading

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Product Review: Chronochill

As provided by Joachim Heijndermans Art by Dawn Vogel Product Name: Chronochill Max Duozone® – Black Version Price: $389,95 & free shipping Customer Rating: *** with 85 customer reviews In Stock. Product Description: Item Weight:  39lbs/ 17kg. Shipping Weight:  49lbs/ 22kg. … Continue reading

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The Synchronicity of Guilt and Gravity

The 2035 Nobel Prize Lecture in Psycho-Physics Dr. Kilgore Bisson Lagrange L5 Colony PRIAM As provided by Richard Krepski Art provided by Errow Collins I first came upon the notion of the synchronicity of guilt and gravity in my background … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: November 2018

November was a relatively quiet month as we shipped out the last of the backer rewards from our Kickstarter and working to get our Winter 2019 quarterly together.  Continue reading for a look at how this all shook out. The … Continue reading

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