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Archives Editorial Serials and Long Fiction Poetry and Filk Music Short Stories Features Series


Dan L. Hollifield

The Senior Editor's usual ravings about whatever…

Serialised stories and Long Fiction

Eternity Wasted
Guy Hasson
Prof. Arthur Bates discovers how one can live a billion-trillion times the age of the universe. But his technology has a built-in catch... (This technology may only be a century or two away!)

Illegal Aliens
Nick Pollotta and Phil Foglio
Sample Chapter — Eleven
When a spaceship lands in Central Park, its a shame that the first humans to gain entry happened to be a street gang... A sample chapter of the soon to be re-issued Sci-fi/Humor novel.

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Short Stories

John A. Gilmore
In the dawn of time the story of our race began, not with a man and a woman, but with a question. We are still searching for the answer.

Mark Stanley
When systems advance in complexity, they eventually cross the threshhold of vulnerability. The human organism crossed that threshhold long ago.

Hunt for the Chuma-Kaa
Peter Bergman, Jr.
Even on distant planets under strange suns, humans find it difficult to abandon the habit of ascribing human motives to alien races.

Raw Terra
Nick Pollotta
On Titan, a steam locomotive is towing a tankcar full of Yum, to clean up the industrial sewer known as Underdunk. Someone is desperately trying to stop it.

Treasure of the Mosaic King
Frederick Rustam
Clever galactic archaeology students must outwit their elders to solve the mystery of the mysterious mosaic busts. The late King Yoy, however, has more than one trick up his sleeve.

Why There is no Thunder When it Snows
Lance Hawvermale
There are some crimes that not even god can forgive.

The Maltese Fiction
McCamy Taylor
Her beauty was stunning, she could have had her pick of almost any male in the Mare Inebrium. But Sydney RueVerte had come to the Mare searching for someone in particular. And no one was going to be allowed to get in her way!

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Poetry and Filk Music

Cherries for Will
Eric Whollem

Phillip Allcock

Look Now!
Mark McLaughlin

Slowing the Speed of Light
Kate Thornton

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Articles and features

The Listening Room
Rob Wynne
Rob Wynne bangs his head against Phoenix's "Into the Fire"

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