Aphelion Issue 278, Volume 26
November 2022
Long Fiction and Serials
Short Stories
Flash Fiction
Submission Guidelines
Contact Us
Flash Writing Challenge
Dan's Promo Page

Welcome to the direct descendant of Dragon's Lair Webzine:

Shakedown Issue #3!

Issue 3, Volume 1

Issue 4 will be online May 1st.

You are vistor number to this page since April 14th 1997.

****Please Add 1155 to the above count 'cause our counter broke down!****

Welcome back for our 3rd issue! We're still ironing out some bugs but I believe we'll be out of the shakedown phase in the next few issues. In this issue there are new writers, new chapters in our continued stories, updates on our reports, a letter column, and a new cartoon. I'd like to thank those of you who have sent e-mails for your feedback. As you can tell, we've taken your suggestions to heart and made a few changes. Keep those e-mails coming, folks! Without those messages we will never know what we need to improve upon.

522 of you read our second issue! That's even better than last month, thank you!

I have an e-mail address for submissions, click here to submit a story. A set of guidlines for those submissions is now online . For now I hope everyone will bear with me while I get the Zine on it's feet. And now, I'll shut up and let you get to reading. Thanks again for visiting. Enjoy yourselves!

Aphelion Staff:

  • Senior Editor, Contributing Writer: Dan L. Hollifield
  • Editor Emeritus, Contributing Writer: Roger Bennett
  • Assistant Editor, Columnist: Robert Wynne
  • Babylon 5 Reporter: Denise Chochrek
  • SFTV Schedule Reporter: Lee Whiteside


  • Contributing Writer: Cris Lawrence
  • Contributing Writer: Samantha Lee Shelton
  • Contributing Writer: Steven L. Schiff
  • Contributing Writer: Craig Hogan
  • Contributing Writer: Chris Bernard
  • Contributing Writer: Thomas Allen Mays

  • Serialized Stories


    • China Ghost By Samantha Lee Shelton ***A tale of the Orient.
    • The Pirate's Dilemma By Steven L. Schiff ***Does power really corrupt?
    • Mission: Quatrains By Craig Hogan ***What happens when you need to steal something from a psychic?
    • Midnight Snack By Chris Bernard ***An extreme case of the munchies!
    • Energy By Thomas Allen Mays ***Proof that everything has a price attached.


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    copyright 1997 by Dan L. Hollifield

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