Science Fiction stories

short story

Mary E. Lowd

The Most Complicated Avatar

1280 words (5 minutes)

Science Fiction

It feels strange to me, deep in my stomach, that I can't find my ten-year-old girl in real life -- but that, may...

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short story

Mary E. Lowd

Meet Archive

2374 words (9 minutes)

Science Fiction

Archive was telling stories at the corner table when Cobalt Starstrong came in.  Cobalt looked at the rapt audie...

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short story

Mary E. Lowd

The Little Red Avian Alien

2516 words (10 minutes)

Science Fiction

It was Avian Night at the All Alien Cafe.  The avian population of Crossroads Station wasn't large, but they wer...

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flash fiction

Mary E. Lowd

My Fair Robot

940 words (4 minutes)

HumorScience Fiction

"She's gonna be beautiful," he said.  He was human.  I'm human.  We were all human.  Most of the patronage at th...

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short story

Mary E. Lowd

Harvesting Wishes

1823 words (7 minutes)

Science Fiction

Most genies offer three.  Where do they get them?  The Harvester is an old woman, who wears a four-leafed clover...

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short story

Mary E. Lowd

Foreknowledge

4160 words (16 minutes)

Science Fiction

I stare out over my pregnant belly, feeling awkward.  Feeling irritable.  "Why wouldn't I want to know?" "Some ...

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