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Issue 42 Volume 04 December 2000


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Dan L. Hollifield

The Senior Editor's usual ravings about whatever…

Serialised stories and Long Fiction

H. David Blalock

The crew of the "Vanguard" woke to find they were under scrutiny by an intelligence that owed more to mankind than they could imagine.

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Short Stories

A Matter of Time
Kate Thornton
The most important thing in life is not how much time you have, but how you use it.

Hamlin 2: The Village of the Damned
Craig Cornwell
Snow Spackman investigates a large scale kidnap caper.

Something Completely Different
Mehmet Koseman
Sassen got more than he wanted when he arrived at the alien world.

The Old Man and the Dancing Bees
Emmanuel Paige
"Why? Because we want to," Chico said, stomping the old man's head. "Because we can. Because you're old and weak and we are young and strong…"

The Seven Day Man
Jeanne G'Fellers-Walker
An experiment in aging.

The Trouble With Time
Litter Ali
Time travel is not inherently dangerous, but it is quite unforgiving of any error.

The Visitors
Keith Brooke, Laurence Dyer, and D.F. Lewis
When three strange writers of strange fiction put their heads together to write a collaborative story the results are never going to be straightforward. "Visitors" looks at the lives and deaths of the inhabitants of an English seaside town. Much of it is based on real places and people and events, but then, reality can be very strange sometimes…

Iain McWilliam
Big Corporations only care about their profits but perhaps one day they might come across someone or something that even they can't buy out.

Mare Inebrium to All and to All a Good Night!
Kate Thornton
Naughty or nice? Sometimes you can make the wrong choice, but I've always felt that virtue was its own punishment.
A Mare Inebrium story for the holidays!

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Poetry and Filk Music

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