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Stephen Dedman

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Author of THE ART OF ARROW CUTTING, SHADOWS BITE, SHADOWRUN: A FISTFUL OF DATA and MAY THE ARMED FORCES BE WITH YOU: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SCIENCE FICTION AND THE UNITED STATES MILITARY. Nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, the Seiun Award, the Sidewise Award, and the Spectrum Award.

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Empathy

Published Apr 30, 2020 · 3,917 words (15 minutes) · 109 views

Horror Australia ghost haunting Goth Fremantle

A ghost story for Walpurgisnacht. Any resemblance to people living is purely coincidental. Places, and people NOT living, on the other hand...

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A Walk-On Part in the War

Published Apr 24, 2020 · 3,612 words (14 minutes) · 71 views

Classic Fantasy Science Fiction Historical Troy Trojan War Alternative history Helen of Troy odysseus war Greek myth

As the Trojan War grinds on with no clear hope of victory for either side, cunning Odysseus is sent to search for a new weapon.

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Fiction Series: Ongoing 7 Chapters

The Whole of The Law

Updated Apr 14, 2020 · 20,616 words (75 minutes) · 1 like · 219 views

Science Fiction space opera Robots Anarchy Psionics Free traders

Nothing is illegal on anarchic Boccaccio... but that doesn't mean nothing is wrong.

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Cruising at 47000 feet over Kazakhstan. Shot with an 8mm fisheye lens.

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Scarlet Street

Published Mar 12, 2020 · 777 words (3 minutes) · 193 views

Horror vampire Goth

A short horror story for Friday 13th.

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Reveille

Published Dec 1, 2019 · 453 words (2 minutes) · 251 views

Horror Humor Satire Necronomicon R christmas Lovecraft cthulhu Innsmouth

A Christmas/Cthulhumas story for your enjoyment. Ftaghn ia ia ia ia ia ia ia!

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Lamppost In Nightsky

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Spin

Published Nov 9, 2019 · 2,559 words (10 minutes) · 1 like · 281 views

Science Fiction cyborgs space war orbital defense

Human brains in hunter-killer satellites. What could possibly go wrong?

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Ocean clouds seen from space

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The Pretender

Published Oct 13, 2019 · 6,054 words (23 minutes) · 1 like · 239 views

Fantasy Historical arthurian polyamory LBGQT characters Camelot Matter of Britain

An Arthurian tale first published in Realms of Fantasy (with wonderful Alan Lee artwork!), and my contribution to Pride Month here in Perth. Many thanks to Phyllis Ann Karr for her invaluable THE KING ARTHUR COMPANION.

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Shades of Green

Published Sep 4, 2019 · 10,115 words (37 minutes) · 2 likes · 270 views

Science Fiction polyamory dystopian LBGQT characters hopepunk religious persecution refugees alien planet biological science fiction exobiology

While refugees wait on their planet with too little food or breathable air, a family of scientists come up with an untried way to keep everyone alive... but there are risks. Set in the same timeline as my story 'Transit', published in THE LADY OF SITUATIONS.

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Nebulae over trees

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Double Action

Published Aug 4, 2019 · 1,239 words (5 minutes) · 252 views

Horror Noir guns massacre

"Relax," said the main in the suit. "This is a business deal." He picked up a small assault rifle, one-handed. "Ever seen one of these babies?"

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Shoot of a FAMAS french rifle replica

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Cenotaph

Published Jul 20, 2019 · 110 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 290 views

Literary Fiction Historical poem anniversary

One of my rare relatively recent forays into poetry.

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Close of the moon