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Benjamin C. Kinney

Meltwater

2256 words (9 minutes)

Science Fiction

My beloved waits for me in the flooded church. She's died one time too many, and I can't get her back without he...

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Helena Bell

Needle on Bone

2175 words (8 minutes)

Science Fiction

I should have known you were an alien because of the tattoo on your left shoulder, how it was a surprise to me e...

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Laurie Tom

Even the Mountains Are Not Forever

3431 words (13 minutes)

Science Fiction

"They cannot see us from here?" Though the red-painted walls were worn by years of children's hands, the classr...

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Renee Carter Hall

The Bear With the Quantum Heart

3910 words (15 minutes)

LoveScience FictionStrange

They say humans form their first memories at about three years old. I don't remember when Kayla's parents first ...

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Aidan Doyle

Hokkaido Green

1609 words (6 minutes)

FantasyHumorLiterary Fiction

After his brother died, Hitoshi Watanabe quit his job and decided to walk to the hot spring waterfall at the end...

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short story

Benjamin C. Kinney

The First Confirmed Case of Non-Corporeal Recursion: Patient Anita R.

3443 words (13 minutes) · 4 likes

Fantasy

The seventh repetition almost played out like all the others. A different person filled Luis' place, but despite...

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