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Featured June 24, 2021

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Edward Ashton

Unifiers

Published Jun 19, 2021 · 4,183 words (16 minutes) · 5 likes · 357 views

Science Fiction far future spooky

Doran and Michaela are Unifiers, tasked with visiting colonized planets and ensuring the residents stay true to their human roots, no matter how many centuries have passed. But Doran has his own ideas about what constitutes humanity—and that may just prove to be his undoing.

Author Edward Ashton lives in Rochester, New York, where he studies new cancer therapies by day, and writes about what his research may lead to by night. He’s the author of the novels Three Days in April and The End of Ordinary, as well as several dozen short stories.

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Jennifer R. Povey

Midwinter In Memory

Published Jul 1, 2020 · 432 words (2 minutes) · 380 views

Science Fiction far future christmas

Just a quiet little piece in which a character reminisces on the world. It's a Christmas story, so of course I'm reposting it in July.

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Laurie Tom

Jack of Spades

Updated Mar 2, 2020 · 15,190 words (56 minutes) · 391 views

Science Fiction space colony far future

Gerard Adher used to be a member of the ruling elite, expecting that he would have a long career in government. Even after the coup his family retained a position of privilege, but rank was no guarantee of safety. Fallen of favor, his family was killed and Gerard himself was sent to the Deck, an infamous prison satellite where prisoners are made to fight deadly machines and each other for a chance to survive. First chapter is free!

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Featured November 15, 2019

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Benjamin C. Kinney

Elegy of Carbon

Published Nov 14, 2019 · 4,122 words (15 minutes) · 4 likes · 1722 views

Science Fiction space opera Robots far future artificial intelligence

For centuries, a lone miner robot has scoured the edges of the solar system in search of the finest diamonds. But once every diamond has been found, this robot will strike out towards Earth to find a new purpose and identity—even if it means defying humans for the first time.

Benjamin C. Kinney is a SFF writer, neuroscientist, and the Assistant Editor at the Hugo-nominated Escape Pod. His short stories and nonfiction have appeared in Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld, Baen.com and more, and he lives in St. Louis with two cats and his spacefaring wife.

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KJ Kabza

North

Published Jun 12, 2019 · 115 words (1 minute) · 340 views

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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Edward Willett

The Minstrel

Published Feb 24, 2019 · 2,539 words (10 minutes) · 361 views

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This story's central image, of a youngster gazing longingly at the silver spires of starships, aching to ride them into space, is a metaphor for the way I reacted to science fiction as a young reader.

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Amy Sisson

Study. Learn. Know.

Published Mar 30, 2018 · 3,441 words (13 minutes) · 921 views

Science Fiction far future species extinctions colony planets scholars

Kaylen has spent decades studying Earth's hermit crabs at the Grove of Academe. But can she ever really Know them?

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Benjamin C. Kinney

Meltwater

Published Dec 16, 2017 · 2,256 words (9 minutes) · 860 views

Science Fiction far future Distributed Minds

Percel, one small fragment of a distributed artificial intelligence, must convince her love to return from self-imposed exile, so she will have one other individual to keep her company rebuilding the Earth.

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