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Tabatha Wood

Red-Eye

Published Apr 5, 2020 · 1,527 words (6 minutes) · 49 views

Horror death journey Flying wings

“Red-Eye” is about journeys, both literal and emotional. The main character is whatever you want them to be, perhaps affected by your beliefs or philosophies. Who they are and what they do is essential to the journeys we take in our lives and the paths we choose to discover. Yet wherever we go and whatever choices we make, our final destination is inevitable.

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One of the best reasons why I love to travel is watching sunsets and sunrises from a plane’s window. Cruising with a speed of 852km/h from NRT to CEB at 10,360m entering Philippines with this perfect red and orange hues.
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KJ Kabza

You Can Take It With You

Updated Feb 22, 2020 · 27,292 words (100 minutes)

Science Fiction dystopia serial novella Afterlife death dystopian neural uploads coping

It's been said of wealth that you can't take it with you when you die--but now, you can. As long as you've got the money, you can pay to have a digital duplicate of your consciousness cavort in a simulated afterlife on a private server forever. Unless you're Lehann Margrove, who got separated from his husband and duped into a "Paradise" he never wanted.

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Maria Haskins

Becca and the River

Published Feb 11, 2020 · 990 words (4 minutes) · 652 views

Fantasy Horror magic death depression

A love story.

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Becca and the river
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R. K. Duncan

Bury Your Love Head Down (Poem)

Published Jan 10, 2020 · 173 words (1 minute) · 184 views

Fantasy Romance death Burial crows Cauldron of Rebirth reincarnation

A poem about death and myth and transformations.

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KJ Kabza

Announcing a complete novella in 7 parts: "You Can Take It With You"

Published Jan 4, 2020 · 252 words (1 minute) · 142 views

Science Fiction dystopia serial novella Afterlife death dystopian neural uploads coping

Announcing "You Can Take It With You," a science fiction novella about privatized digital afterlives. One new chapter will post each week.

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KJ Kabza

The Land of Stone and Stars

Published Dec 9, 2019 · 4,287 words (16 minutes)

Fantasy Science Fiction coping Quest fairy tale quests Family fable death alien planets

Crushed by the loss of his only daughter and last surviving family member, Jackrabbit knows what he must do: venture to the permanently dark side of his homeworld, "the land of stone and stars," so he can find his daughter's spirit among the dead and bring her back before she ascends with the others into the sky. But the journey across the extremes of the planet's habitable zones is hard and bewildering, and for Jackrabbit to succeed, he must lose even more.

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Deborah L. Davitt

A Mother's Love

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 992 words (4 minutes) · 137 views

Fantasy Horror ghosts death Grief children loss

A mother who's lost her son meets another sort of child in need. . . .

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Concrete cherub angel with wings covered in moss and dirt in a cemetery or graveyard in early evening light.
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KJ Kabza

Picture Day

Published Oct 13, 2019 · 2,517 words (10 minutes)

Literary Fiction Family siblings death coping twins

Clumsy, messy Nick and his twin Annie owe their mother one last act: a professional, studio portrait of themselves in clean clothes that fit, so they have a record of looking nice "for once". But can doing something that comes unnaturally ever be an authentic act of love?

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Ben Serna-Grey

Where Gods Dance

Published Oct 11, 2019 · 1,244 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 283 views

Fantasy Horror Sorrow Monsters father and son Grief magic fatherhood Family loss parenting tragedy memory obsession death

Originally published in the March 2019 issue of Apex Magazine (issue 118), it's a flash piece about a father's obsessive and insatiable grief over the loss of his son, and where his grief takes him as he's unable to move beyond it.

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Grayson Bray Morris

The Gifted Sommelier

Published Sep 17, 2019 · 873 words (4 minutes) · 8 likes · 420 views

Fantasy death wine

An undead sommelier’s job never ends, finding and serving the vintages that help the dead pass on to the other side. But one mystery eludes him: the identity of the proprietor of the hotel of the dead. Can he help her find peace after centuries in purgatory?

Author Grayson Bray Morris lives in the Netherlands, and her work has appeared in Abyss & Apex, Galaxy’s Edge, Daily Science Fiction, and more.

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