Issue 17, Volume 2 -- October '98
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OK, we're going to update the submissions Addresses. I'm now
asking that short story submissions please be sent to Cary Semar
and serialized stories to Martin
Delgado-Scott, poetry to Kim Holec,
material for the features to Rob,
general mail and editorial stuff to me. Now
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Threat of Valleor -Part 6-
By Dan L. Hollifield
An ancient evil vies with an Immortal hero - while
innocent lives hang in the balance.
and Time Again -Part 17-
By Cris Lawrence
Danger leads to strange meetings.
(This story finished 7th in the '97
Preditors & Editors "Top 10 on the Internet")
By Dennis Talent
Aliens among us, what are they really like?
of the World -Part 10-
By Chad Cottle
Memories of a telepathic child.
the Dark Veil -Part 11 & 12-
By Allen Woods
High Fantasy as an adventure begins.
(Allen was the winner of the '97 Preditors
& Editors contest)
By Neil McGill
A side-splitting sci-fi romp through the cosmos. Look
out Douglas Adams! McGill may just steal your thunder!
Run -Part 6-
By Mark E. Cotterill
Two youngsters on an epic adventure in space.
Cabin -Part 3-
By D. A. Krikorian
Vacations are meant to be fun, relaxing- but something
always seems to crop up...
at the Top -Part 4-
By Stephen Lipscomb
Everyone has wanted to be a rock star at one time or
another. How would you react if you woke up one day to find out that
you were suddenly someone else?
By "Krazy Kat"
Adventures of a rebellious mercenary- and her troop of
the Corner of Galaxy and Fifth -Part 2-
By Robert Wynne & Jeff Williams
As Trauma searches for the meaning of the cryptic note,
George finds he's gone quite thoroughly down the rabbit hole...
Would you buy a copy of "The Best
of Aphelion" if it were published?
Room and the Ended Cycle
By Jeremiah Allsman
Passing the key to reality, one last time.
By Dustin Appel
Everything has a price.
By Noel Carroll
The truth about the HR7698 mission
By Tania Evans
"The nightmarket of Ehala is one of the ancient desert
interesting places, and one of the most dangerous..."
By Pravin Jeyara
She was a sweet little car....
of the Moon
By Kate Hill
You can go home, if you have the courage.
By Alex Lanoszka
The Intergalactia saga continues....
By Steve Lazarowitz
When they drag race in Destiny, you are first prize.
By Michael D. Mancini Jr.
There is some unfinished business at the old moon base.
By McCamy Taylor
This flower never withers.
By Valance Patriarche
The berserker's tale.
By Mikie Tanier
Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.
By Dave Van Os
Some nightmares are not dreams.
By G.W. Thomas
When a throne is at stake, nothing may be left to
By Allen Woods
Beware of the Bodacho
By Jeff Williams
The Captain's word is law onboard the ship
if the Captain's insane?
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