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Brian Burt writes both short and novel-length speculative fiction. He has published more than twenty science fiction and fantasy stories in various magazines and anthologies. His short story "The Last Indian War" won the Writers of the Future Gold Award and was anthologized in Writers of the Future Volume VIII. His debut novel, "Aquarius Rising Book 1: In the Tears of God," won EPIC’s 2014 eBook Award for Science Fiction. "Aquarius Rising Book 2: Blood Tide" won the Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal for Science Fiction in 2016. Brian works as a cybersecurity engineer and lives with his wife, three sons, a mongrel puppy, and an adopted stray cat in idyllic Southwest Michigan. The cat, in particular, remains unimpressed with his literary efforts unless they come with tuna.
Nov 4, 2018 · 5,329 words (20 minutes) · 1 like
Horror Science Fiction
Morpheus killed women in a way that the L.A. press found eerily romantic. Algernon Harris knew better... and only he could stop Morpheus from consuming the essence of the woman he loved.
Sep 30, 2018 · 6,152 words (23 minutes) · 2 likes
When day and night meet as equals, when light and darkness battle for the soul of the world, the Black Spring of Ojibwa legend has arrived.
Sep 16, 2018 · 5,555 words (21 minutes) · 2 likes
The most courageous sacrifice a human being can make is to give his life for the lives of others... but the Synobians were not human. Would you give your death to save your species?
Aug 31, 2018 · 4,476 words (17 minutes) · 2 likes
It's a terrible thing to lose the person you love most in the universe to a monster... but to see it happen timeline after timeline was more than Elias Rochon could bear. To save her, he would have to risk his life a thousand times and grapple with a madman on the brink of Never-Was.
Aug 11, 2018 · 5,884 words (22 minutes) · 1 like
In New Orleans, the Devil buys on the layaway plan. If someone stole everything you loved, what price would you pay for revenge?