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Issue 32 Volume 03 January 2000


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Dan L. Hollifield

The Senior Editor's usual ravings about whatever…

Serialised stories and Long Fiction

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Short Stories

Beyond Mudslinging
J. Alan Erwine
When you start engaging in dirty politics, you are starting down a slippery slope.

Cora Dreams of Me
McCamy Taylor
"…there are things all around us, other times, other places, that we do not see or hear, because our brain filters them out."

Free Fall
David Allen
Execution takes on new heights in this bizarre tale.

Interview With an S&M Queen
Neal Williams
Imagine the worst thing that could happen. Then imagine it was all on TV.

Madia Mangalena
Michael Haulica
Here is a fable for the future.

Ralph Benedetto, Jr.
It's possible that the first meeting between mankind and another intelligence will be a noble event. Then again, since there will be people involved, maybe not.

The Ghost and the Peril of the Changing Times
Ron Capshaw
Only a few of us are old enough to recall that the character known as "The Ghost," hero of pulp magazines, comic books, and matinee movies was based on the real life exploits of Dr. Johnathan Silver, scientist, explorer, adventurer, and war time agent of the OSS. Those of us who remember, found his disgraceful performance before the House Unamerican Activities Committee completely baffling…

The Turing Project
Wesley Ike
They hoped to find the answer to the fundamental question: "What does it mean to be conscious?"

The Writer
Christopher Clagg
Persecuted, abandoned, and doomed, the writer can still have his revenge.

Velle Semoth
Derek Smith
"These are the names of the children of Israel that retreated from the Exodus begun by Moses and returned to the land of the Pharaohs, leaving their kindred to ultimately perish in the wilderness…"

Brother, Can You Spare A Crime?
Dan L. Hollifield
The Reever is called to the Mare Inebrium to investgate a murder, but the victim keeps coming back for more.

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Poetry and Filk Music

SWAG (Sophisticated Wild-Ass Guess)
Richard Stevenson

Because of a foul-up with the editor's e-mail, the rest of this month's poetry got scrambled.

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Articles and features

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