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Abyss & Apex


Hugo-Nominated Magazine of Speculative Fiction

Stories

short story

Amy Sisson

Study. Learn. Know.

3441 words (13 minutes)

Science Fiction

When Kaylen slept, she dreamed of hermit crabs. It was hardly surprising, considering how long she’d been study...

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short story

Ken Altabef

The Artist, Deeply, Brushes

4269 words (16 minutes)

FantasyHorrorLiterary FictionStrange

Was that a pair of legs protruding from the dumpster? I stood frozen for a moment, intent on dissecting the who...

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short story

Stewart C Baker

The Plumes of Enceladus

6924 words (26 minutes)

Science Fiction

Andry (T1 minus forty hours) Just after lift-off, a man walked up behind Andry and rested one hand on the handl...

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flash fiction

Mari Ness

The Agreement

890 words (4 minutes)

FantasyHorror

We have come to an agreement, his ghost wife and I. She may have him - and I suppose, he her - one night of the ...

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short story

Phil Margolies

Healer

4331 words (16 minutes) · 1 like

Fantasy

Children know not morality. That’s what I was taught. All children are innocent; they are the blessed future of ...

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flash fiction

M. E. Garber

The Giveaway Box

693 words (3 minutes) · 1 like

FantasyLiterary Fiction

Like mushrooms after a rainstorm, the neighborhood sprouts tiny yard sales every summer weekend. Samantha's neve...

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