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Issue 76 Volume 07 November 2003


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Dan Hollifield

The Senior Editor's usual rants about whatever…

Serialised stories and Long Fiction

Bird of Prey
Ken Goldman
Confined to a wheel chair, the reclusive Paul Avery teaches his pet macaw parrot to become his arms and legs, and so much more…

A Path Through Their Hearts
S. Johnson
Forced to flee her home in the middle of the night, Chelle, accompanied by her three closest friends, must solve an engraved riddle or face certain death. But with her enemies always only one small step behind and the riddle still a mystery, she finds her journey in the wilds entangled with fear, treachery, and whispers from her unknown past.

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Short Stories

Cursed Meat
John Dixon
Those who dare hunt in the territory of The Sky Clan do so at their peril.

The Search for Paradise
Joe Vadalma
Here is a hilarious burlesque of the golden age of fantasy from the offbeat imagination of Papa Joe.

Matters of State
Robert Moriyama
Al Majius receives an urgent call from a sporting goods shop with a poltergeist problem.

Temp to Perm
Tom Olbert
When Murph shot the Temp, it did more than just spoil Kally Berenson's lunch.

Voodoo Child
Mizu Ash
Whitey was miserable as a freshman at college, until a black girl named Lally invited her into her world.

La Diablesse
Astrid Bullen
Mamma had things mapped out for her daughter, but when Anna spilled hot water on Massa, everything changed.

Kori Turns a Corner
Robb Best
Some spirits are just too strong to submit to destiny.

Redshift Sue Sings the Blues
Dan L. Hollifield
"I sat stunned at the first sound of this woman's voice. She was crying out her pain and loss for a lover longgone. Low, husky, somehow seductive, but filled with pain. I took a quick gulp of my drink as she began to sing…"

Poetry and Filk Music

There was no new Poetry or Filk in this issue

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Articles and features

The Pollwatchers!
Cary Semar
Aphelion's Cary Semar turns his eye towards the political scene in this new feature!

Dan Hollifield Reviews:
The Monstrous Regiment

The newest Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett.
A fun and thoughtful look at the military life on the Discworld.

Dan Hollifield Reviews:

The new Fantasy novel by Bill Pottle.
A young boy's dream brings both power to him and a new hope to the people of Daranor.

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