July Short Stories
By Derrick R. Lafayette
The stress of living in a hostile
environment can be a killer.
By Jonny Edward
A glimpse of what happens when humans
interfere with the laws of physics.
By Thomas Wm. Hamilton
Even our most altruistic actions can
have unintended effects.
By Ray Prew
What lies beyond this life and the
By Walter G. Esselman
Sometimes violence is not the answer;
Always read the fine print of any
contract, especially when your soul is at stake.
By Michael Falcone
How do we explain our inhumanity when
By Glenn M. Diamond
Sometimes the shortcut to social
media fame is just nor worth it.
By J. S. Helgerson
Building a foreign affairs
relationship with an alien species may be trickier than we thought.
Flower of Time
By Jon Vassa
A man goes to the ends of the Earth
to make amends
By Vanessa Kittle
How do we treat our machines when
they build relationships?
Short Stories from Our First Twenty Years
Best of 2007:
By J. Alan Brown
Had the little aliens planted a bomb somewhere in the Houston
International Air-and-SpacePort? Morgan Jefferson couldn't ignore the
possibility, not after the April Fools' Day disaster.
By Frederick Rustam
The 'betty' was one of a kind -- a hardware/software/firmware
intelligent search interface with the emphasis on 'intelligent'.
By E. S. Strout
The first mission to Sagitarrius-A had gone silent for reasons
unknown. So Major Judith Saul was taking backup with her -- an A.I.
package implanted in her brain.
By J. B. Hogan
Stephen wasn't crazy about the outing to the zoo. There was a lot of
walking, some of the people looking a little scary, and the food...
By Stuart Sharp
Like all cats, Nadia had a certain air of mystery. She'd arrived out
of nowhere, and sometimes behaved in rather unfeline ways. But the
intruders who came to see her made Nadia seem like the very paragon of
By Jeff Curry
Unable to move, barely able to breathe, to see... It had happened
before, but what if it was permanent this time? And was there
someone else in the room?
Inebrium Tales from Our First Twenty Years
Best Mare Inebrium Tales
By Bill Wolfe
Fish For Orion
By Lee Foster
Where Angels Fear to Tread
By Bill Wolfe
By Jeff Williams