• Fiction

    Therium 99

    by  • May 21, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Virgil Ther, presented by Mark Andrew Edwards Illustration by Katie Nyborg Day 1: Early September Dear diary, Finally getting things set up around here. The grant money from the Department of Defense will be put to great use. And not just for this wicked cool digital recorder. Hello? Hello? Heh, I can...

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    Losing It

    by  • May 14, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Samantha Higson, as provided by Davin Ireland. “Don’t talk to me about the ironies of life,” Josh Rideout complained for perhaps the twentieth time that afternoon, “I’ve had it up to here with ironies. Big ones, small ones, they’ll be the death of me yet.” Possibly to illustrate the point, he...

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    Our Crystal Sky Is Cracking

    by  • May 7, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Odette Begichev, presented by Rosemary Jones Illustration by Katie Nyborg Come away from the window, Father. Turn away from the dark reflections in the glass. The lights went out hours ago. Let me warm your hands in mine. I will pour some wine for you. Father, look at me, for I am...

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    Proton Pursuit

    by  • April 23, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Lars, as presented by D.K. Snape There’s a flaw in the Hadron Collider. I know it. So do you, if you search down deep. Remember how queasy you felt when they first talked about starting it up? Remember all the protests? We finally accepted it. We had to. Otherwise, the...

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    The Ghosts of Ganymede

    by  • April 16, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Krista Solaris, presented by Suzanne van Rooyen Illustration by Katie Nyborg For six months we hurtled through the solar system towards that bright rock so dwarfed by the shadow of its planet, Jupiter. At last we approached our destination. Ganymede lay ensconced in the stellar soup surrounding it, rippled purple...

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    The Barrier

    by  • April 9, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Essay by Logan Merritt, presented by James Ford Illustration by Katie Nyborg There is, in the universe, a constant flux of destiny, luck and happenstance which creates the very fabric of reality. A system, for want of a better word, that establishes balance, a balance that exists under constant assault–tipped and set right and...

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    The Dissection of Marcus Wade

    by  • April 2, 2012 • Fiction

    An essay by Abigail Figg, presented by Kathryn Board Illustration by Katie Nyborg. “Abigail, I think I just caught a ghost!” Only one person on Earth would call me at five o’clock in the morning. And that one person was certifiably insane–in a mother earth, psychic medium, chakra-opening kind of way. She also happened...

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