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Found 129 stories tagged 'Love'.


Ben Serna-Grey


Mar 20, 2019 · 1,995 words (8 minutes) · 1 like · 4 views

Science Fiction Love android depressing Robots climate change androids death Immortality sad robot

My first piece published by an actual literary journal, and also the one that marked a substantial uptick in quality in my opinion. The is the one that made me think "oh hey I might actually have something here," and it still has a soft spot in my heart. Originally published in the Fall 2017 issue of Two Cities Review.


Rebecca Gomez Farrell


Mar 12, 2019 · 4,991 words (19 minutes) · 58 views

Fantasy Romance greed Love human nature kindness fable thievery sea monster shipwreck conscience

A stowaway and thief, Enkid, doesn't know what to make of the caring Triloneans who find her after a shipwreck at sea. Has she escaped the claws of a sea monster only to stumble into a more insidious trap?


Wendy Nikel

A Gift for His Beloved, Post-Apocalypse

Feb 19, 2019 · 273 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 19 views

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A man sifts through the world’s ruined remains in search of the perfect gift for his wedding anniversary.

Mixing a couple of my favorite hobbies: photography and making things like cute little hearts.

James Van Pelt

The Diorama

Feb 15, 2019 · 6,932 words (26 minutes) · 2 likes · 77 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Love

Restrictive neighborhood covenants protect property values and maintain a sense of propriety in a subdivision, but they also allow the most controlling people power that they can't resist. Maybe not everyone wants to be like everyone else. Maybe that's a good thing.

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David Perlmutter

"The Beast and the Beauty"

Feb 14, 2019 · 2,301 words (9 minutes) · 25 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Love Strange

She might be a mighty warrior, but she's as susceptible to love as the next girl...


Renee Carter Hall

Moon, June, Raccoon

Feb 12, 2019 · 3,856 words (15 minutes) · 2 likes · 63 views

Fantasy Humor Love anthropomorphic animals

Karen's sick of watching all her friends find true love. Out of desperation, she decides to try casting a love spell -- and winds up attracting a neighborhood raccoon instead. But this furry little matchmaker just won't mind his own business...

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David Perlmutter

"Absent Friends and New Acquaintances"

Feb 5, 2019 · 728 words (3 minutes) · 29 views

Humor Satire Science Fiction Love

In a future time, two lonely people bond over their joint affection for past media.


Cory Skerry

Midnight at the Feet of the Caryatids

Jan 31, 2019 · 6,904 words (26 minutes) · 96 views

Fantasy Horror Love Strange

The five haunted towers of the school hold many dark secrets, and the janitor reasons he doesn't want to know most of them--until his beloved's life is threatened.

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Rebecca Gomez Farrell

Mixed Signals, or, Learning How to Speak

Jan 21, 2019 · 5,767 words (21 minutes) · 1 like · 91 views

Humor Science Fiction Love

No job. No woman. No grasp on sanity? What else is Garcia to think when crosswalk signals start talking to him? Or when they send him on a scavenger hunt? He doesn't know, but as long as it leads him back to Jolanda in the end, he'll give it a go.

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Ashley Jae Carranza

Julian Accidentally Goes on a Date with a Really Old Man

Jan 17, 2019 · 1,374 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 7 views

Humor Literary Fiction Love

Julian Pepper finds herself in an odd predicament after thinking an older gentleman wants to take her under his wing.