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Yaroslav Barsukov

Yaroslav Barsukov writes stories that deal with things he himself, thankfully, doesn't have to deal with.

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Yaroslav Barsukov is a software engineer and a connoisseur of strong alcoholic beverages--but also, surprisingly, a member of SFWA and Codex (how did that happen?). His stories have appeared in Galaxy's Edge and Nature: Futures, among others. At some point in his life, he's left one former empire only to settle in another.

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Featured December 20, 2018

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Memory is a Rumor

Published Dec 18, 2018 · 2,631 words (10 minutes) · 9 likes · 507 views

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Years ago, Dr. Startsev pioneered a personality grafting procedure to “enhance” a patient’s character with more desirable traits. But now, he has just thirty minutes to convince his patients not to go through with it. Author Yaroslav Barsukov lives and writes in Vienna by way of Moscow.

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Your Grief is Important to Us

Published Dec 18, 2018 · 1,990 words (8 minutes) · 1 like · 198 views

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A recent widower who hasn't accepted his loss is forced to attend an interview.

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On the Nature of Reality

Published Dec 18, 2018 · 942 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 239 views

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University professor receives an anonymous parcel; inside, there's a small box with a red button.

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