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Tomorrow by Alice Lam

Tomorrow by Alice Lam 2060 It began as an ordinary morning as Mirai made and ate eggs on wholemeal toast, washed down with a large cup of coffee. Usually she would spend half an...

Have a Nice Day by DL Shirey

Have a Nice Day by DL Shirey The cavernous assembly area is far behind me, but I can still hear the pleasant lilt of the repeated message, “Please face forward. Remove your hats. Keep...

A Different World by Jon Wesick

A Different World by Jon Wesick Joseph Hart was fourteen when Stubing’s goons killed his father. Even as a teen he knew the police wouldn’t do anything. GenCorp’s massive campaign contributions dwarfed any concern...

The Future Vault by Harrison Kim

The Future Vault by Harrison Kim Neil, the wide faced, fast walking school bully, and inquisitive fifteen year old skinny shouldered Cal,  waded together through black, thick water, along a tunnel dark canal far...

A Period Piece by Patrick Ritter

A Period Piece by Patrick Ritter Byron Morrissey gazed into the thick jungle. He inhaled deeply from a thin cigar, letting the smoke roll out slowly over his thick mustache. Next to him a...

Between Now and Then by Chip Jett

Between Now and Then by Chip Jett Tasha McKentry opened her eyes. She knew this had all happened before. Everything. The ticking clock on the wall; the harsh scrape of a cheap public school...

Saving the Scapegoat by Jenean McBrearty

Saving the Scapegoat by Jenean McBrearty I didn’t mean to intrude on the Federation neighborhood. I blame it on the foggy mist that rolled in the way it does in San Diego; it settled...

One for the Road By Patrick Ritter

One for the Road By Patrick Ritter Sonya’s young face was an odd mixture of compassion and formality. “Are you dissatisfied with life them, Astrov?” she asked across the small table set for tea....