• Posts Tagged ‘Leigh Legler’

    Old Mother Shudders

    by  • February 11, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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 stoop, my hands, once so strong, so capable, became frail and wrinkled. I began...

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    Sacrifice

    by  • January 28, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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 here’s the deal. I saved all of you. You’re welcome. Too bad I didn’t...

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    Project Calyptra

    by  • January 14, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    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 Advanced Invertebrate Studies Program Plum Island Animal Disease Center U.S. Department of Agriculture Plum...

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    How to Build a Pig-Duck: The Do-It-Yourselfer’s Guide to Hybrids, Chimeras, and Synthetic Biology

    by  • December 10, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by S. M. Plathock, as provided by Rachel Rodman Art provided by Leigh Legler Introduction For you, nature isn’t enough. When you go outdoors and see something beautiful–a deer, say, backgrounded by trees–you feel all the normal stuff: awe, wonder, majesty, and blah, blah, blah. But beneath that, not too far below the...

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    In memoriam: Hammy, the Last Pig on Earth

    by  • November 19, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    By Marianne MacDonnal, provided by Joachim Heijndermans Art provided by Leigh Legler Follow Marianne @mmacdonnal-london12 or sign up with @london12-news/entertainment to receive her latest articles in your mail. ~ On Wednesday, February 12th, a day that will never be forgotten by anyone who lived through the Pork Wars, Hammy the pig died. Hammy was...

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    Fetch Monkey

    by  • November 12, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by S. Dewisker et al. as related by Thomas Diehl Art provided by Leigh Legler Day 1 Today, we commenced final research in our project for animal control through electronic stimulation of brain activity. After promising results with canines and felines, we decided to move on to primates. The institute was not...

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    Missed Connections: Creature Seeking Creator

    by  • October 8, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    Correspondence initiated by Unclassified Sample 38267, as provided by Julia K. Patt Art by Leigh Legler Are you there, Professor? It’s me, Unclassified. You: A brilliant but ostracized xenobiologist, recently denied tenure from a prestigious university. Me: The beaker of extraterrestrial goop you definitely weren’t supposed to bring home from the lab and combine with...

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    The Bet

    by  • September 10, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Raxx Wimcombe, as provided by K. Tracy-Lee Art by Leigh Legler Walking amongst the crowds of the main street that ran perpendicular to the rows of outdoor merchants and the Gardens of King Hekkon, under whom I served in one of his battalions, I felt a presence that I had felt...

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    Gray Eye Shuffle

    by  • August 13, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Othello Maxwell, as provided by Brandon Nolta Art by Leigh Legler She looked like the kind of woman for whom doors opened. Tall, hair so black it absorbed the light, her body a pillar of muscle, she strode with confidence through the late-afternoon commuter crowd, someone used to being unimpeded. I watched her...

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    A Gift for Michael

    by  • July 9, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Doctor Veronica West, as provided by Maureen Bowden Art by Leigh Legler Lucas Vale, the most talented artist to emerge in over a century, was twenty years old and dying. He lay back against his propped-up pillows, eyes sunken in his pale face, his lips tinged blue. “This is for you,...

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