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Tom Marcinko

Whiter Teeth, Fresher Breath

Published Jan 17, 2021 · 3,976 words (15 minutes) · 150 views

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Author note: Caution: This story includes alien sex and dentistry (also alien). This was my first fiction sale ever, to David Pringle at Interzone, in the remote former lifetime that was 1994. I'll see if I can get the OK to post the gorgeous illustrations here.

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James Van Pelt

Echoing

Published Dec 10, 2020 · 4,602 words (17 minutes) · 204 views

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A long-haul truck driver in a snowstorm, a desperate teenager at a holiday house party, and a starship captain lost in the universe meet on Christmas Eve. It's amazing how quickly technology dates a story. You have to remember the once ubiquitous Windows 3.1 starfield screensaver to picture a key image in this tale.

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Stephen Dedman

Centenary

Published Oct 27, 2020 · 2,075 words (8 minutes) · 75 views

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Philip K. Dick once said "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." But even reality might not last forever.

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Detail of the Apollo 14 'Kitty Hawk' command module. This capsule splashed down in the South Pacific on February 9, 1971.
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Charlotte Platt

Claim Sanctuary

Published Sep 4, 2019 · 3,099 words (12 minutes) · 426 views

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Originally featured in the marvelous Darkhouse Books "Sanctuary" anthology, this is the tale of some cathedral based breaking and entering and strange friends. Based in Orkney's beautiful St Magnus Cathedral, an earlier version of this short story placed second in the Marjory Linklater Award 2006.

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Andrew Shaffer

The Junkie League

Published May 10, 2018 · 3,058 words (12 minutes) · 1151 views

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