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Found 6 stories and posts tagged 'near-future'.



Amy Sisson

My Eyes Molly Brown

Published Mar 13, 2019 · 4,071 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 93 views

Science Fiction education fraud guide animals miniature horses visually impaired persons near-future

I started writing this near-future SF story about the privilege of wealth and education fraud sometime before 2002, and it was first published in 2015 in a charity anthology to benefit an animal shelter. When I wrote it, I wanted to give it a more human -- and animal -- touch, so it also features a miniature guide horse named Molly. Which really is a thing.



Hal Y. Zhang

Jurassic Jaws Jones

Published Feb 26, 2019 · 874 words (4 minutes) · 72 views

Humor Science Fiction artificial intelligence near-future

So you want to be an actor, huh?



Wendy Nikel

Time Travelers Anonymous

Published Sep 22, 2018 · 1,078 words (4 minutes) · 279 views

Humor Science Fiction Strange flash time travel near-future

A group of time travel addicts gather for a meeting to talk through their time-travel-related issues.

Taller Bloc


Grayson Bray Morris

More Real Than Flesh

Published Aug 28, 2018 · 2,500 words (10 minutes) · 2 likes · 196 views

Literary Fiction Science Fiction Love near-future biotech



Garrett Croker

The Adventures of Zombiegirl

Published Jul 20, 2018 · 5,805 words (22 minutes) · 3 likes · 263 views

Horror Science Fiction near-future apocalyptic zombies supernatural short story

Following the initial chaos of the zombie apocalypse, the living have resettled wherever it is too warm or cold for the undead to decompose in comfort. Latisha James is a member of a new trans-national community, rediscovering hope in a world that stopped just short of having none. In this new world, even a trip to the grocery store can be a hazard, but Latisha and her found family still find ways to live their everyday lives. Even when things go wrong.

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Aimless wander in the falling snow


Wendy Nikel

One Year Later

Published Dec 18, 2017 · 736 words (3 minutes) · 339 views

Humor Science Fiction flash time travel near-future

Ruth Baker’s ex shows up at her door… months after his death.

Romantic rose from above