Category Archives: Science Fiction

‘Heaven sent a hellish scent’

 “Is that lavender I smell?”; He pondered out loud. “How would you know?”; His wife chortled. “You wouldn’t realize if a dead cat was in here! You have the worst sense of smell of anyone I know. I’ve worn this … Continue reading

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‘Threadbare apocalypse’

 It wasn’t obvious at first. People shuffled about downtown in the crowded city. A million distracted souls were occupied with a million different missions. None of them payed much attention to the others. There were people from all creeds and … Continue reading

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‘Wishing well’

  The village wishing well accepted coins of all sizes and denominations. Any hopes and dreams fulfilled were completely unverifiable and mostly symbolic. Each offering filled up the water level a little more. Ironically, this left a little less space … Continue reading

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‘High pedestal’

 “Ok! Ok! I get it. You are excited but what exactly does your augmented reality thing do, Mr. Parker?”    “Please, call me Walt. As I was saying, it’s only natural for small animals scurrying about to fear much larger … Continue reading

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  ‘Brown state’ (George Romero fan fiction)

  They rose up all at once. Those who once were. Immediately an army of the dead was amassed from the decaying legions. They marched with one purpose; vengeance. They were furious that time continued on without them. All of … Continue reading

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‘Lighthouses’

Who lit the heavens aflame; making the darkness warm? Never meant to extinguish; but to survive astral storms. Their corona glows proudly for all these radiant flames. Vigilant lights which shined before even having a name. Like fiery cosmic beacons; … Continue reading

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‘Old Willie Padgett came home’

There at the dried-up river bed on Bracket Ridge I saw it. Twisted. Dead. Half hidden by autumn debris. I wanted to believe it was something else but in my heart I knew it was real. I hesitated to disturb … Continue reading

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