politics

The Tar of Freedom by Frederick Frankenberg

The Tar of Freedom by Frederick Frankenberg The peaceful and calm sensation when I found that vein in my arm with the needle flashed through my mind. My eyes opened, and I had blurry...

Mouthalator 996 by Ara Hone

Mouthalator 996 by Ara Hone Ansion Gilpepper stepped up onto the hoverboard tethered at the virtual platform’s edge and peeked between virtual curtains at the avatars occupying every seat in the virtual hall. The...

The Circus by Andrew Older

The Circus by Andrew Older Storm clouds were beginning to materialize as Harry and the others pulled into the driveway. Johnson looked up and squinted – to him, the confluence of clouds seemed artificial,...

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...

A-hab by Edd B. Jennings

A-hab by Edd B. Jennings The path to my fixed purpose is laid with iron rails whereon my soul is grooved to run.—Moby Dick (chapter 37) Damn, she was hot, which was why I...

The Infinite, Invisible by John C. Cannon

The Infinite, Invisible by John C. Cannon The swollen capital had erupted the day before. Elections on the African continent are always dicey. But in this landlocked swath of nothingness, there had been little...

The Dream by Ilan Herman

The Dream by Ilan Herman “Don’t get on the plane,” Andy pleaded. “It’s going to crash! Please listen to me!” The passengers ignored him and boarded the plane. He stood breathless by the window...