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Dan L. Hollifield

The Senior Editor's usual ravings about whatever…

Serialised stories and Long Fiction

First War Part 1 (of 3)
David Allen
In the distant future, mankind has come in direct contact with a deadly enemy. Life on earth suddenly takes a turn for the worse…

Hawking's Dawn Part 1 (of 3)
Ben Stevenson
The life of Alec Kyte has always been an interesting one. At the forefront of inter-corporation espionage involving the new super-powerful entropy-based weapons systems, he is used to living dangerously and taking risks. But with the latest job, he has taken on more than he expects and, as his colleagues around him begin to have 'accidents', a sinister conspiracy becomes apparent. With enemies closing in, there is only one place to flee - the darkest, most remote region of space known to man. A hidden sanctuary. A Dark Haven…

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Short Stories

A Face in the Crowd
Ralph Benedetto, Jr.
When you work in the lab alone late at night, you can never be quite sure what's going to happen…

Amor Fati
Chris Wood
How far would you go for love? When Brandon and his wife Judy reach the edge of a cliff one Halloween night, only one of them will know.

Confessions of a Singularity
Stephen Goobie
With tears the size of galaxies and sighs the span of Gigayears, a new lifeform awakens amidst the majesty of space.

Farewell to the Huntsman
William B. Johnson
The animals call a truce to observe the passing of their common foe.

Fountains of Paradise
Mikael Bernard
For most of us, the search for the fountains of paradise never ends. A far worse fate would be to find them, then lose them again.

If Only
Iain Benson
Have you ever wondered what would happen if only you had done this, instead of that? The outcome is not always as one would hope.

Mark Stanley
Imagine that Humanity realizes its full potential, that Nietzsche's superman emerges, that he conquers the universe, that he becomes a god. Then what?

Summoners Daughter
K. Bird LincolnWhen Human colonists make a terrible pact with the alien inhabitants of a distant planet, it takes the compassion of a special girl to stand against evil men…

The Immigrant
Dan L. Hollifield
Newly arrived on our shores, some people have to have an aptitude for their jobs in order to survive.

The Tattoo
Jeff Colburn
A grieving man sets out to avenge his brother's murder at any cost, even if it means paying the price exacted by an ancient power.

The Thrak'n
G.L. Gerber
It doesn't pay to deal lightly with the unknown.

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Poetry and Filk Music

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Articles and features

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