Tag Archives: Science Fiction

Fiction: Excerpts From the Audio Notes

An essay by Jim Dennath, P. (Eldritch) E., as provided by Jonathan Ficke Art by Leigh Legler Day 1 Finally, a place where my desire to dream beyond the bounds of what a rational engineer may dream, to build that … Continue reading

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Fiction: Retirement Options

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 … Continue reading

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

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: … Continue reading

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Fiction: Excerpts from “Mission Log”

An essay by Aleksandr Karamazov, as provided by Ashlyn Churchill Art by Errow Collins January 24 My name is no longer Aleksandr Karamazov. When this record is released, you will finally know that I am the man who brought you … Continue reading

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Fiction: Trash Landing

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 … Continue reading

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Fiction: Ladies’ Night

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 … Continue reading

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Fiction: Quietly Goes the Mix Tape

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 … Continue reading

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Science in Sci-Fi

If you ever wonder where speculative fiction authors get their ideas, the answer is sometimes “from reality.” Author and scientist Dan Koboldt runs the website Science in Sci-Fi, Fact in Fantasy, which is a phenomenal resource for authors interested in … Continue reading

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Fiction: A Fragmented Examination of Slingshot Time Travel

An essay by the son of Dr. Morgan Locke, as provided by Hamilton Kohl Art by America Jones [I have had the good fortune to recover a small collection of journal entries archived by an unknown historian of the alternate, … 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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