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Reset by James Rumpel

Reset by James Rumpel The screen door swung open so quickly and ferociously that it nearly came off of its hinges. It slammed shut just as vigorously behind Danny Wilson. The twelve-year-old boy kicked...

Through the Hole by James Rumpel

Through the Hole by James Rumpel             “It is amazing how fast the human mind can think,” thought Michael Shultz. A concept that was exquisitely demonstrated by the fact that it occurred as Michael...

Bringing the Bodies Home by Christian Riley

Bringing the Bodies Home by Christian Riley The plane has crashed, the copilot is clearly dead, all radios are down, and Otis is stuck in the cockpit. He tries to disengage the forward hatch,...

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...

The Bid by K. McGee

The Bid by K. McGee “Wakey wakey! Get that perky little ass out of bed, Karla. We got us a situation here!” Karla curled into a ball, hands clamped over ears, and for one...

The Living Planet by Gord Cummings

The Living Planet by Gord Cummings “What are you hearing?” “The planet itself. It’s telling me… It doesn’t want to live.” Everyone stopped what they were doing. Cygnus looked down at Apex Leaf with...