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Wendy Nikel

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Stardust

Published Jun 15, 2020 · 997 words (4 minutes) · 66 views

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When the inventor of a space elevator dies of in an epidemic, her family says goodbye to her in an unusual way.

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Curtis C. Chen

The Last Day of the Month

Published May 31, 2020 · 191 words (1 minute) · 47 views

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Pink Heart with Lights
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James Van Pelt

The Pair-a-Deuce Comet Casino All-Sol Poker Championship

Published May 13, 2020 · 5,605 words (21 minutes) · 143 views

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If you could save yourself over and over, like a video gamer before he steps into a new situation, how would you behave? How would other immortals like yourself treat you? Find out in the high stakes games that take place in the galaxy's most dangerous casino.

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KJ Kabza

We Don't Talk About Death

Published Dec 27, 2019 · 5,513 words (21 minutes) · 1 view

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According to my mom, the only thing I've ever been good at is sitting around like an idiot, and she's 100% right. Whereas my co-pilot Allie O'Donovan--with her calibrated synesthetic schizophrenia, and her ability to fly spaceships through Ureality for faster-than-light travel--is interesting, and probably the sort of person who's good at everything. So how come when we fly missions together, she's the one who's afraid?

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KJ Kabza

Light Years

Published Dec 1, 2019 · 99 words (1 minute)

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The best place for vampires is a deep-space colony ship. Without lethal daylight, who can stop us?

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Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

Regarding your Position as our Third Year Teacher

Published Sep 11, 2019 · 663 words (3 minutes) · 230 views

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Moving away from home to work can be a traumatising experience for everyone...

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KJ Kabza

The Harvest

Published Aug 30, 2019 · 168 words (1 minute)

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Surely, mining asteroids for ice can't be THAT hard. You just grab the closet icy rock and tow it in... right?

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Marshall Ryan Maresca

JUMP THE BLACK

Published Jul 16, 2019 · 4,038 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 385 views

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With no chance of a future on a devastated Earth, Miller will do anything to get off-world.

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J.R.H. Lawless

The Terroir From Beyond Space

Published May 21, 2019 · 4,058 words (15 minutes) · 2 likes · 389 views

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In this early short story, originally published in the Ouen Press 2018 Short Story Competition Anthology, what starts out as a deep Solar System explorer's guide to food in space gradually turns into something more dire.

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J.R.H. Lawless

Spacism Is Still With Us

Published Apr 2, 2019 · 2,147 words (8 minutes) · 2 likes · 720 views

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In this award-winning SF humour story, the first human explorer to reach ancient Kapteyn's Star, the nearest halo star to our Solar System, has trouble breaking the interstellar ice with the natives.

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I took this star trail at Mabini, Batangas, Philippines way back in 2015. It was the first time I took this kind of star trail utilizing the position of the North Star (Polaris) at the sky, which seems to produce circular path of stars because the Earth rotates with Polaris right above the rotational axis.