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Bernie House by David Castlewitz

Bernie House by David Castlewitz As president of Bernie House, Walt Diablo had a lot to lose if he got caught with contraband. That made him well suited for the mission, he reasoned, as...

Chess in Hanoi by Gary Ives

Chess in Hanoi by Gary Ives This is about my cousin Gordon who grew up rough. Nobody, including his mother Thelma, knew for certain who his father was, only that he was black. Sadly,...

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...

Oun Srolanh Bong (Girl loves Boy) by Steven W. Palmer

Oun Srolanh Bong (Girl loves Boy) by Steven W. Palmer 1. Boy meets girl, it’s one of the oldest stories in the world. From casual meetings outside a cave through to spilling her drink...

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...