May Short Stories
By Richie Billing
Life on the river had been hard. The end of life was harder.
The Water Phoenix
By A.M.J. Lawrence
Her word could guarantee the plague would not strike Venus. If only there was any tea.
By Rebecca Mix
You know the rules. Throw the bright ones back.
Night of the Bright Blue Bems
By Walter G. Esselman
Gideon and Pavataro find a new way to get into trouble.
By Daniel C. Smith
He was the best syntar player in the world, yet again.
An Ideal Couple
By Stephen Faulkner
The best, most advanced computer in the world meets its match in a woman.
The Devil's Breath
By Ian C. Douglas
The wind spirits were not happy.
By Alana Boltz
Wake your old bones and bring doom!
By Florin Purluca
He heard a noise from the over the wall, in the cemetery.
By K. Vesi
Are the four free?
Feast of Feasts
By Mike Kerins
The village would be safe from the Red-man if they gave it their all.
Short Stories from Our First Twenty Years
Best of 2003:
Last Man Standing
By L. G. Carillo
Trevor was in San Diego trying to close a deal when the Korean nukes
fell. Now he had to get back to his family in Los Angeles ...
The Treasure of Agrinothe
By Sharon Partington
Brak of Calmor was the best thief in the Thirty Kingdoms, but the job
he had planned would take all his strength, skill, and luck--and then
The Case of Donald Phelps
By Cameron Neilson
Donald Phelps insisted that his wife had been taken by aliens. The
police, of course, had other ideas. Dr. Lopp hoped to use hypnosis to
find the truth ...
A Path of Ramble and Mist
By Jaimie L. Elliott
Jeremy only wrote sword-and-sorcery tales. He never expected to have to live through one.
By Jim Rudnick
Miguel came to confess that he had been pursued by demons ever since
he stole the strange silver locket from a dying man. The priest was more
than ready to listen.
By Robert Moriyama
Helen 'Damnation' Mackay was the toughest Law Enforcement Officer in
the Port Arthur lunar colony. When they told her to drop her
investigation of one of the colony's founders, the results were
Inebrium Tales from Our First Twenty Years
Best Mare Inebrium Tales 2003-2004
Just Another Day at the Office
By N. J. Kailhofer
The alarm came from the R&D Department. It was always the R&D Department that caused the most trouble...
The Customer is Always Right
By Bill Wolfe
All things come to they who wait- Even if they wait forever.
Helen in Wonderland
By Robert Moriyama
In the Port Armstrong lunar colony, Helen Damnation McKay has no
equal. In the Mare Inebrium however, she may have met her match!