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James Van Pelt

Light of a Thousand Suns

Published Jun 3, 2020 · 5,468 words (20 minutes) · 179 views

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Don't you think that if magic truly existed that there would be more important uses for it than love spells or turning princes into frogs? In our world where the threats are so huge most people can't even recognize them wouldn't the real wizards and magicians, the good ones, be working to save us all? Those are the questions a unremarkable mall cop faces when he visits a trailer at the edge of the parking lot.

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James Van Pelt

The Long Way Home

Published May 21, 2020 · 5,895 words (22 minutes) · 188 views

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Mankind's record of achievements is contradictory. On one hand the species reaches for the stars, but on the other it rushes to destroy itself. Which of the two urges will prevail? If we could look at our complete history, which story remains? "The Long Way Home" gives one answer. Gardner Dozois chose it to include in The Year's Best Science Fiction.

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