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James Van Pelt

Tiny Voices

Published Aug 2, 2020 · 6,557 words (24 minutes) · 81 views

Science Fiction artificial intelligence aging pregnancy death and dying

In the not so far future, where every item you own is intelligent and self-aware, how valuable is sentience? How important is an individual where self consciousness is cheap? Cory the caregiver, Stella the dying woman, Harlow the suave lover, an unplanned pregnancy, and a pencil afraid of being sharpened collide in this story of hard choices.

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Caren Gussoff Sumption

The Moon Illusion

Published Apr 13, 2020 · 1,799 words (7 minutes) · 2 likes · 235 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Science Fiction dementia caregiving the moon illusion aliens aging Parents Caren Gussoff

I wrote The Moon Illusion as a way to make sense of my father's organic dementia. He moved near us after my mother passed, then in with us after a broken shoulder. Prone to flights of fantasy, my father was also a product of his culture -- lost to him after many years of estrangement from his family, as distant from him as another world. This piece first appeared in mixer (2012)

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James Van Pelt

Lashawnda at the End

Published Feb 12, 2020 · 6,553 words (24 minutes) · 1 like · 239 views

Science Fiction Romance aging space exploration medicine Biology

Wherever we turn on Earth, life surprises and amazes us with complexity and cleverness. Surely when we find it on other planets, life will present itself in unexpected ways. Biologists Lashawnda and Spencer study the unusual plants on Papaver while their expedition fights to survive a catastrophe.

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Ben Serna-Grey

Time Heals All Wounds

Published Sep 17, 2019 · 399 words (2 minutes) · 2 likes · 219 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction aging flash fiction vignette 404words literary fantasy

From the vault! Originally published in 2016, this story won 4th place in the flash fiction contest of the now-departed 404words.com.

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Renee Carter Hall

Swear Not By the Moon

Published Apr 23, 2018 · 1,918 words (7 minutes) · 1 like · 576 views

Fantasy contemporary Family werewolves aging

His father taught him what it was to carry the wolf's shape alongside the man's, but that was many years ago, and time is not kind to the faol.

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Renee Carter Hall

The Emerald Mage

Published Mar 26, 2018 · 5,892 words (22 minutes) · 578 views

Fantasy Humor Wizards anthropomorphic aging animals

For many years, the snowcat Jiro has been the companion of Korrinth, the emerald mage, but now the mage has begun to forget even simple spells. As they journey to the mages' council, Jiro must struggle to keep his friend safe... and his own secrets hidden.

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