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Aaron Sterns

The Rest is Silence

Nov 11, 2018 · 4,020 words (15 minutes) · 6 likes

Horror Mystery Strange

He understood then, understood everything, and he crouched and waited for the first to come through; these people from his past, the dead and the living...

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CJ Hurtt

Lantern

Nov 10, 2018 · 1,003 words (4 minutes)

Literary Fiction Strange

The end of a season and maybe to all things.

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Sean Patrick Hazlett

SWARM

Nov 10, 2018 · 1,183 words (5 minutes) · 1 like

Science Fiction

Trapped behind Russian lines and pursued by robotic mines, an American Special Forces officer must save a group of children caught in the crossfire.

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Jason Kristopher

Island's End

Nov 10, 2018 · 1,734 words (7 minutes) · 1 like

Fantasy Science Fiction

Adrastos and his loving wife Maya have ruled the island for a millennium, but now their civilization is coming to an end. All that is left to do is leave a message for future generations, other as yet undeveloped peoples, to find someday eons hence - and to meet their end with dignity. This short story is approximately 1,700 words.

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Nancy Jane Moore

Thirty-One Rules for Fulfilling Your Destiny

Nov 9, 2018 · 753 words (3 minutes)

Fantasy Science Fiction Strange

An adventure story told in aphorisms. Can be read as sword and sorcery or as space opera. Contains some good advice for post-election recovery.

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Rebecca Campbell

Sarah and the Body

Nov 9, 2018 · 3,756 words (14 minutes)

Science Fiction

Illness and transformation and what is left behind when we are healed.

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Stephen Dedman

Oh Have You Seen the Devil?

Nov 9, 2018 · 3,784 words (14 minutes) · 2 likes

Horror Mystery Historical

On November 9th 1888, the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper murdered Mary Jane Kelly. She was his last victim - but was she the fifth, or only the fourth?

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Benjamin C. Kinney

Toward Lands Uncharted

Nov 9, 2018 · 4,946 words (18 minutes) · 1 like

Fantasy

Eftekhar is the ambassador and spy for a recently-conquered nation, fallen under the control an empire with border-magic that rewrites maps and forces the world to follow. To confront the power of the Censor of Maps, Eftekhar must risk the erasure of her people, her history, and her own memories.

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Sandra R. Campbell

Abandoned

Nov 8, 2018 · 2,732 words (10 minutes)

Horror Strange

In this horror short, a young woman recounts the night her family was torn apart. Only her father’s way of dealing with the tragedy sets up events that are even more horrifying than you would dare to believe. Abandoned first appeared in Suspense Magazine and was later produced by Chilling Entertainment for the Simply Scary Network.

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DC Phillips

No Good Deed

Nov 8, 2018 · 1,416 words (6 minutes)

Horror Mystery Strange

Some lost objects aren't meant to be found... When Cam finds a lost phone in the woods, she decides to do the right thing by searching for its rightful owner. She soon realizes, though, that no good deed goes unpunished.