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Maria Haskins

Three Pieces of Gold, Three Pieces of Silver

Published May 10, 2019 · 2,788 words (11 minutes)

Fantasy Women war refugees

War is approaching and a woman flees her home with her three daughters. She carries three pieces of gold and three pieces of silver with her, and a heavy secret.

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James Van Pelt

Flying in the Heart of the Lafayette Escadrille

Published Apr 21, 2019 · 4,675 words (17 minutes) · 45 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Historical war WWI Flying

Some bars try to create an atmosphere to transport their patrons to other worlds. After a few drinks, they might even succeed. Poor, lonely Eddie, adrift in a Denver singles bar, experiences two worlds that look like they shouldn't have anything to do with each other, until they suddenly do.

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Anatoly Belilovsky

Kulturkampf

Published Apr 9, 2019 · 1,231 words (5 minutes) · 51 views

Classic Fantasy Humor Literary Fiction Satire Science Fiction Historical war opera

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I love steam trains and out walking in Worcestershire beside the River Severn heard a steam train on the Severn Valley Railway. It was spring, the trees had burst into life and in a small clearing, the sun shone through the tree canopy. The train approached and I quickly took this shot. It took me straight back to my childhood when steam ruled. just look at the colours of engine and coaches fitting perfectly with the colours of spring!
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Shane Halbach

Human in the Loop

Published Jan 10, 2019 · 1,627 words (6 minutes) · 96 views

Science Fiction artificial intelligence machine learning war drones

If an automated vehicle had a crash, say, and someone dies, who is responsible? The “driver” who was behind the wheel at the time? The manufacturer who perhaps installed faulty software? The regulatory agency who allowed these vehicles on the road? The software developer who wrote the algorithm? What about in the case of emergent behavior; actions that were not explicitly programmed by anybody but instead emerged organically from an artificial neural network?

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Kat Otis

This Day, At Tilbury

Published Oct 4, 2018 · 4,099 words (15 minutes) · 46 views

Fantasy Historical historical fantasy religion war elizabethan england fire magic

When the battered remnants of the English fleet limped up the Thames, fleeing before the might of the advancing Spanish Armada, fourteen-year-old Robin refused to flee to safety. His life--and his magic--are too valuable a weapon to set aside in this, Protestant England's desperate last stand.

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