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Issue 174 Volume 17 June 2013


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Dan L. Hollifield

The Senior Editor's usual rants about whatever…

Serials and Long Fiction

Alas, there was no new Long Fiction in this issue.

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Short Stories

Dimensional Shift
E.S. Strout
Lt. Lori Colquitt disappeared into the unknown, but in the end, she found herself.

Escape of the Fire Demon
Mike Phillips
Summoning a demon turns out to be a burning problem for an inexperienced wizard.

Kat Dysart
Kira wanted to get past that door hidden beneath the cellar more than anything.

Heaven Falls
Craig Wesson
Zach survived the war in the trenches by hearing the girl in the tower sing and dreaming of the princess from the sky.

No Further
Matthew Acheson
The dead were coming and all that was left of the Legion would face them, once and for all.

Soul Mates
D. C. Plump
Two fallen angels fight vampires in a dark, urban fantasy with weapons and their love for each other.

The Demon Whitefish
Jordan Moureau
The fate of the village rested in the fisherman's widow and a nobleman's servant.

The Plague Merchants
Kurt Heinrich Hyatt
A beer-swilling android and an attractive, uptight virologist try to save the Kloakan people.

The Pool
Lester Curtis
A fable of sorts, exploring who we really are.

The Seventh Folding of Willow Sprite
Marjorie Kaye
The internet can do a lot: bring people together, find us love, and just maybe scare the heck out of us.

Results of Forum Flash Challenge for May-June 2013

The May challenge was held over for an additional month, so the winner of this $20 prize was still up for grabs at "press time." Brand new Flash Fiction Editor John Rose should have his first challenge posted around July 7th. He has new ideas, so try out the flash challenge for the first time or all over again.

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Poetry and Filk Music

After I Traded My Voice Box
April Salzano

Bullet Train
Richard Tornello

I Dream of Rings
A. J. Huffman

Lawthorn Cemetery
Jay Hill

Practical Joke
Robin B. Lipinski

The Fires
Dominic Lennard

The Uncertainty of the Certainties
Mark Edgemon

Party of Four
Rob Wynne and Jeffrey Williams

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Articles and features

Alas, there were no feature articles this month.

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