Tag Archives: Science Fiction

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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How Science Fiction Can Save Us All

Guest Post by Eve Taft I firmly believe that humans need science fiction. I think it inspires us, in a both a broad and narrow sense—Star Trek led not only to kids who dreamed of being astronauts but also, quite … Continue reading

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Linguapocalypse

An essay by Derek Wright, as provided by Michael Monaco Art by Luke Spooner Bell told me about it over pancakes. “It’s like these robots, okay? They go in your head. And they make you psychic.” I hacked at the … Continue reading

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Primus v. Secundus

An account by Dr. Sanjay Bose, as provided by Dr. K. Kitts Art by Leigh Legler LEFT Grabbing Paul by the collar, I screamed in his face. “It’s me! I’m the original! You’ve got to help me prove it.” The … Continue reading

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98 Aprils

Diary entries by Dr. Jessalyn Chaucer, as provided by Juliana Rew Art by Luke Spooner Diary: Open. [Timestamp: 2039-04-01] I knew it. I was telling you all along, wasn’t I? Diary: Not Closed. Save? Diary: Not Closed. Save? Diary: Not Closed. … Continue reading

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Living Blue

An essay by Dr. Carol Arnold, as provided by Dr. J.A. Grier Art by Leigh Legler Recollections on the process of invention, entitled “Living Blue” from the journal of Dr. Carol Arnold, by J. A. Grier # Even over the … Continue reading

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Floating

An essay by Dr. Barrett Eustice, as provided by Chris Vander Kaay Art by Justine McGreevy They still call me lightweight at work. They think it’s funny, and I never said anything the first time they did it, so now I’m stuck … Continue reading

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The Birds of Ecthalion

An essay by Noscanaran’e’Prelapsis, as provided by Jaime Babb Art by Leigh Legler Excerpt from “A Survey History of the Human Worlds”, c. 70 500 A.I., compiled by Noscanaran of Taxekentak: The planet 47 Ursa Majoris-3, locally known as Ecthalion, … Continue reading

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The Front Line

An essay by General Penelope Hartman, as provided by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye First of all, I want you to forget every single word that they told you at the recruiting office. No, just stop, I don’t … Continue reading

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Data Crabs

An essay by Hester Ninetrees, as provided by Deborah Walker Art by Leigh Legler I hadn’t mentioned my approaching birthday to my children. I guess I was in denial. So it must have been a shock when the police turned … Continue reading

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