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All’s Fair

by Scott Graham, Minnesota, USA This is the story I submitted for the Sword and Laser Anthology. Though I wasn’t chosen, I really enjoyed writing it. I suspect part of the reason it wasn’t chosen was the alternative history angle

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Posted in Alternate History, Fiction, Renegade Anthology, Short Story (<7500 words)

Terminal

by Daniel Eavenson Warren Fox sat behind the monitor of his computer, relaxing. In his hand, a piping mug of coffee gave off a waft of steam as he put it down into the beverage receptacle of his chair. He looked

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Posted in Fiction, Renegade Anthology, Science Fiction, Short Story (<7500 words)

7 Days

by Daniel Eavenson It was dark. Joe wasn’t expecting to wake up in darkness. He had a timing circuit put in, so the lights would wake him up in the morning. He rubbed a hand down his face, confirming he was

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Through the Lenses of Reality

Through the Lenses of Reality

“All we wanted to do was unshackle the world! No, no, that was a poor choice of openings, wasn’t it? I’m terribly sorry; if I’m going to tell you this story, the least I can do is present it to

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Posted in Renegade Anthology, Science Fiction, Short Story (<7500 words)

The Schrödinger Ship

Here’s another story for the Renegade Anthology: The Schrödinger Ship by Matt Hebert (6200 words via wattpad). Thanks for sharing Matt. Jem ate her apple with her legs dangling over the edge of the deepest shaft on the ship, one bare heel free of

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Ivy And Oakley

Here’s the story I submitted for the Sword & Laser Anthology and I’m glad it has a home here at Foil & Phaser! I’m not sure if they just weren’t looking for steampunk/gas lamp fantasy/secret history, or whether there’s a

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Posted in Fantasy, Renegade Anthology, Short Story (<7500 words)

Short Story: Sojourner

This was one of my submissions to the Sword and Laser anthology. It didn’t get accepted, but I hope you all enjoy it anyway. Once mission control gave us the okay, Q and I fumbled our way out of confinement and stared

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Sweet Nostalgia

by Jean-Francois Dubeau I wrote two stories for the Sword & Laser Anthology. I don’t like to think of the results as being rejected as much as being ‘not accepted’. Regardless, I’ve decided to publish one of them here, on Foil

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Centurion Child

“I submitted the very first short story I’ve ever written to the Sword and Laser Anthology. They picked 20 out of approximately 1000 submitted and mine didn’t make the cut.” “I’m not upset. It was a good exercise and I had fun

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Short Story: The Brightest Shade of Gray

Originally posted on Picking Up the Pen:
My mother was the evil witch who hid in the woods. With her sweet voice, she lured children away from their homes and families. She took them into her home, and locked them…

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