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KJ Kabza

North

Published Jun 12, 2019 · 115 words (1 minute) · 1 view

Science Fiction far future flash fiction dystopian environmentalism

In the far future, where will humanity find water? And when they find it, will it be enough?

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Henry Szabranski

She Is Chosen

Published Jun 8, 2019 · 4,637 words (17 minutes) · 28 views

Fantasy Science Fiction

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Susan Forest

For a Rich Man to Enter

Published Jun 6, 2019 · 8,526 words (32 minutes) · 46 views

Classic Science Fiction refugees 1%ers Prisoners of War

How is life valued? When the planet reaches twelve billion, Mandira must decide whether the 1% with the money to escape Earth, or those whose personal values support the needs of the many over the needs of the few, deserve to be protected. When the results of her choice could trigger war on Mercury, her decision becomes even more complex. Nominated for the 2019 Prix Aurora Award.

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Alex Isle

Last Lesson

Published Jun 6, 2019 · 5,231 words (20 minutes) · 2 likes · 13 views

Science Fiction climate change dystopia Set in future Western Australia social science fiction

This collection of four stories is set in a world of extreme climate change, in a city now abandoned due to extreme climate change and known as the Nightside by those who chose to stay there anyway without the support of civilisation. Ellen, a school teacher, knows she should have seen the crunch coming but let herself deny it anyway. Now she needs to decide her unexpected future. This is a Work in Progress, not part of the four stories already published in Nightsiders .

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Holly Heisey

Possibilities of a Quantum Soul

Published Jun 6, 2019 · 1,008 words (4 minutes) · 4 likes · 188 views

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A theft of a soul, a heist of a life, a possible murder. Maybe. Things are tricky when you're dealing with quantum souls. And Dari, who doesn't exist, must find out why. | This story is ownvoices, non-binary, and entirely weird.

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Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

Shaman - Part 2

Published Jun 5, 2019 · 7,981 words (30 minutes) · 32 views

Science Fiction archaeology anthropology xeno-anthropology xeno-archaeology Rhys Llewellyn corporate culture

Part 2 of Rhys Llewellyn's very first adventure as the advance negotiator for the interplanetary corporation, Tanaka Corp. The first of a series of stories involving this character, "Shaman" is the dream-fueled collision between research in the fields of corporate culture and archaeology.

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Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

Shaman - Part 1

Published Jun 5, 2019 · 8,297 words (31 minutes) · 55 views

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I got the idea for Rhys Llwewllyn and his particular role in Tanaka Corp. from a Human Resources magazine I subscribed to once upon a time. In the magazine was an article on how much corporate culture resembled tribal cultures around the world. And that got me thinking….

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Katrina Smith

Language of the Gulls

Published Jun 5, 2019 · 4,665 words (17 minutes) · 29 views

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Inside the Walls, Turtle and his sister navigate the organized zealotry that has taken hold of the survivors in the quarantine zone by running and hiding. A quiet morning on a lonely beach is too good an opportunity for salvage to pass up-- but even stolen moments and memories come with a cost, and sometimes not even belief can save you.

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Al Onia

Rising Cold

Published Jun 4, 2019 · 4,955 words (19 minutes) · 22 views

Science Fiction Preparing for the next step in space exploration

Social and technical advances contain risks. Who has the right to impose those risks upon others?

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Alex Isle

The Sky Chief's Tale

Published Jun 4, 2019 · 5,227 words (20 minutes) · 2 likes · 58 views

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This story, The Sky Chief's Tale, was written in 2008, part of a collection edited by Dirk Flinthart, called Canterbury 2100, where the writers took part in a futuristic take on the Canterbury tales.  Passengers on a broken down nuclear-powered train are on pilgrimage to Canterbury, the new capital, to attend celebrations in honour of King Charles V.  They tell one another their stories to pass the time while they wait for rescue.

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