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Featured April 24, 2021

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Jo Miles

The God of All Mountains

Published Apr 20, 2021 · 4,695 words (18 minutes) · 2 likes · 414 views

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Claudia doesn’t have the lucrative sponsorships or high-tech equipment of her competition; instead she has only secondhand astronaut gear and a love of climbing to support her bid to be the first person to summit Olympus Mons: the tallest planetary mountain in the solar system.

Author Jo Miles lives in Maryland and works with nonprofits on digital marketing and advocacy. Their work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Analog, Nature Futures, and more.

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Arthur Klepchukov

Rivet Here

Published Dec 2, 2019 · 495 words (2 minutes) · 382 views

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A new kind of relationship blossoms in a small town when most citizens leave to fight in World War II.

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Laurie Tom

Poison Maiden, Open Skies

Published Oct 28, 2019 · 6,202 words (23 minutes) · 357 views

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On the western front, the all female Harpy Squad is deployed in place of chemical weapons. Each member survived a munitions factory accident that transformed them into Poison Maidens who exude an unending cloud of poison to everyone around them. Unable to return home, they fight against the Germans while hoping that one day there will be a cure for their condition.

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Hayley Stone

Faith Bacon Dances Again

Published Jul 1, 2019 · 781 words (3 minutes) · 850 views

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A theater manager recalls the time she met Faith Bacon's ghost.

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Hayley Stone

A Clear Line Marks the Soul

Published May 29, 2019 · 3,416 words (13 minutes) · 919 views

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A woman becomes suspicious of her new boyfriend after learning he recently sold his soul to science.

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Hayley Stone

Late Bloomer

Published Apr 26, 2019 · 977 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 897 views

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An old widow grapples with unexpected power after finding herself suddenly visited by magic.

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Loren Rhoads

Mr. Moonlight

Published Apr 4, 2019 · 493 words (2 minutes) · 562 views

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Ten-year-old Alondra DeCourval faces one of the creatures that roams the woods outside her mother's farm.

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