Aphelion Issue 275, Volume 26
August 2022
 
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***Best Long Fiction of 2013***

Selected by Serials Editor McCamy Taylor

Sugarhouse
By Adam "Bucho" Rodenberger
A psychological horror piece about a man with amnesia who can’t form new memories. By day, his wife tries to help him get better, but each night he forgets all that he has learned the day before. Who is the mystery girl who visits him each night, and what is her role in his amnesia?

Good Night, Timmy
By Rick Grehan
Timmy can’t talk, and he does not have any friends. However, that is about to change, thanks to an extra-terrestrial artifact.

Cutters and Crazies
By Jason Wisecup
How does one find a person who is everyone and no one, in all places and nowhere?  ADULT CONTENT.

The Light From Below
By Rick Grehan
They were warned not the dam up the river to build a lake. But did they listen? No. Now the insurance adjuster's job is to piece together what happened to the lake and its wealthy builder. This is not the Johnstown Flood. This is something much more sinister.

When Angels Dare to Weep
By Barney E. Abrams
Ulira is a Weeper. Her one function is to cry tears that have the power to heal her Serpentine masters. When she runs out of tears, she will turn to stone. It has always been that way for her kind. However, things are about to change in Paradise.


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The Aphelion Project
By Bill Wolfe, Casey Callaghan, J. Davidson Hero, Richard Tornello, Robert Moriyama, William R. Warren, Jr., and N.J. Kailhofer
12 SOULS -- THE RED PLANET -- ONE DESTINY ...STILL BEING WRITTEN