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Deborah L. Davitt

Historical fantasy, science fiction, horror, and, usually, a mix of all three.

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Deborah L. Davitt was raised in Reno, Nevada, but received her MA in English from Penn State. She currently lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and son. Her poetry has received Rhysling, Dwarf Star, and Pushcart nominations and appeared in over twenty journals; her short fiction has appeared in InterGalactic Medicine Show, Compelling Science Fiction, and Galaxy's Edge. For more about her work, please see www.edda-earth.com.

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Forward, Into Violet Sunset

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 996 words (4 minutes) · 7 views

Fantasy time travel revolution war change

Sometimes the only way to make change, is to take it into our own hands.

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Wings at Midnight, Wings at Dawn

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 3,774 words (14 minutes) · 9 views

Fantasy Grief transformation loss Acceptance

Sometimes what we need, is what we can give.

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A snowy owl in the wintery landscape of Alberta, Canada photographed in -35 degree temperatures.

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A Mother's Love

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 992 words (4 minutes) · 10 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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The Lonely Dark

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 5,949 words (22 minutes) · 12 views

Science Fiction Economics

On Ceres, the most mining people usually see is done by drones sent out to other asteroids. But when disaster strikes, one man must make the ultimate sacrifice to save the rest of his colleagues.

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The Immortal O. Ryan

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 2,984 words (11 minutes) · 7 views

Fantasy Humor Science Fiction mythology Military Science Fiction

He's not a vampire, just immortal. And he wants to join the space marines--if he can just get out of the recruitment office . . . .

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Reflected in Mirrored Skies

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 7,294 words (27 minutes) · 8 views

Mystery Science Fiction Romance venus

Even when colonizing the extreme environment of the clouds of Venus, people find ways in which to argue--and murder is the outcome.

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Mustering Out

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 5,149 words (19 minutes) · 7 views

Science Fiction military Military Science Fiction

When the veteran of a future, alien war is compelled to muster out, will they strip her of her cybernetics to render her 'safe' for the general population? In doing so, will they take from her all she's ever known?

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Becoming the Morrigan

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 995 words (4 minutes) · 9 views

Fantasy Mystery Science Fiction Detective Murder

A noir tale of murder and transformation in the distant future

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When the Silvershade Blooms

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 3,079 words (12 minutes) · 6 views

Science Fiction Romance Robot dinosaurs phoenix autism

On an alien planet where firebirds threaten a colony, can robotic dinosaurs be enough of a deterrent to keep the beasts at bay?

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Tiranosaurus Rex

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Last Week I Was Esther

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 4,093 words (15 minutes) · 8 views

Fantasy Horror Historical vampire history possession Existentialism

Hell isn't just other people. You are them, and they are you.

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Sunday Strolls