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Nothing Special (Part Two)

by Sophie Anderson Continued from Part One I took a closer look at him now that he was outside the ship. He was humanoid, with two arms, two legs a torso and head. He was covered it what appeared to

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Nothing Special (Part One)

by Sophie Anderson I wasn’t anything special, just the middle child of a middle-class family in the middle of America. That’s why it was beyond my wildest dreams that one hot afternoon in August I’d find something that would make

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A New World (Part Two)

by Lou Gagliardi Continued from Part One Looking into the mirror that hung on the wall, after entering the bathroom, Luke was happy. He left out a sigh of relief. He wasn’t disfigured. Definitely female but not disfigured and alive—that’s

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A New World (Part One)

by Lou Gagliardi Luke was checking his appearance in the mirror. Tonight was an important night, both professionally and personally. It wasn’t every day, after all, that one got to date the boss’ daughter. Jeff worked as a experimental lab

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AD EYES (Part Two)

by Gord McLeod Continued from Part One The phone was actively drilling a small hole through his skull and into his brain via the ear canal. At least, Terry assumed that was what was happening; opening his eyes to actually

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AD EYES (Part One)

by Gord McLeod “Would YOU like to live a carefree life of—” CLICK. Terry grunted in disgust and turned off the advertisement with a much sharper tap than was necessary. “Damned ads are everywhere,” he groused. “All this fancy living

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Sword and Laser Kids

For those of you out there with demonspawn and alien hybrid offspring, you know it’s a challenge to find good books for them to read. Now Sword and Laser Kids has come to your rescue. This new Goodreads group, based on the

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The Pet Salesman (Part Two)

by Cory Martinson Continued from Part One “He’s responsive to your touch and requires an amount of attention that you can vary by command,” Simon went on. “This includes daily walks which can range in length and speed as you

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The Pet Salesman (Part One)

by Cory Martinson “This is pretty good,” Ted announced around a mouthful of casserole. “What is it again?” “It’s called Tater Tot Hot Dish. I got the recipe from the Historical Cooking Society cookbook,” beamed Ann. She clapped her oven

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The Survivor (Part Three)

by Jacob Lawrence (Writing as Henry Jakubs) Part One   Part Two They fell in droves, joining the rain that was now eating away at the stone forest that they had been reigning over. Hundreds fell, and even as the last

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