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    Fiction: Retirement Options

    by  • May 20, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An excerpt from the journals of former Intergalactic Police (IGP) Agent Irene Magnus, as provided by Sam Crane Art by Luke Spooner “Cheers!” I clinked my round tumbler against the whiskey bottle with a little plink! and knocked back a third of what was in my glass. “Leave the bottle” had been the smartest...

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    Fiction: Ice Words, Fire Fonts, and Other Scripts Unwritten by Human Hands, An Introduction

    by  • May 13, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. T. van E. Tengbergen, as provided by Tais Teng Art by Leigh Legler From the Institute for Nonsapient Linguistics: Fire fonts are most often discovered in burned roof beams: traceries in slightly shinier carbon. Messages range from: “She certainly looked beautiful, but she didn’t want to die alone” to “Never smoke...

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    Fiction: Trash Landing

    by  • April 29, 2019 • Fiction • 2 Comments

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    An essay by Emin Luke, as provided by Liz Hufford Art by Leigh Legler When I got a call to report immediately to Kessler’s office, I knew something was up. Luvy had already arrived and watched as Kessler paced the room. “Well, men, er, team, there’s been a change of plans. You’re taking CS...

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    Fiction: Ladies’ Night

    by  • April 22, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Jane Wilding, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Luke Spooner The sun was setting, and the neon was coming out overhead as I sashayed into the Platinum Horseshoe. It’s a small bar by Vegas standards, maybe two hundred seats and a double handful of slots, no floor show. Behind the...

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    Fiction: Quietly Goes the Mix Tape

    by  • April 15, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Marie Randall, as provided by Willow Croft Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye The quiet is the worst. The silence that is not silence, broken up by jangling keys, someone screaming, the endless stomping of feet up and down the hall. There is no music here. I don’t care what certain avant-garde...

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    Fiction: Terminus Post Quem

    by  • April 8, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Daniel Benlainey, as provided by Steve Toase Art by Leigh Legler Daniel Benlainey BA MSc Project Manager Multivallate Archaeology Unit 4 Sunray Farm YK94 1SX D.Benlainey@multivallate.org.uk Simon Campbell BSc Senior Archaeologist Historic Environment Team Callshire County Council County Hall Ostbarnton YK56 4RF Dear Simon, Please find attached the interim site report...

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    The Earth is Sinking!

    by  • March 25, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "The Earth is Sinking!"

    An essay by Imahl Whett, Institute for Aqua-tektonics, as provided by E. B. Fischadler Art by Justine McGreevy Try as we might, we can’t seem to avoid the frequent news stories or lectures by former politicians claiming to be climate experts asserting that sea levels are rising due to global warming. Dire predictions of...

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