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Issue 57 Volume 06 March 2002


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

Aphelion's Best — Editor's Choice

March 2001
Living in the Present

Guy Hasson
Communication through time may actually be only a few years away. This story offers a new solution to the time paradox: No coincidences, no tear in the fabric of space-time, and absolutely no parallel universes… Something else.

August 2000
Mind Over Matter

Joanna Berry
The psionic agent Mauran Cooper has just closed her latest case by fatally wounding a serial killer. But destroying her fugitive only serves to lead her into intrigue, crippling guilt and danger.

December 1998
Saucerful of Secrets

Dan L. Hollifield
D-Day had been a PI for a dozen years now, so you'd think he'd seen it all- Right? Right… He thought so, until a simple divorce case took a back-seat to an odd tangential clue. He wound up with a new client who was in a tight spot. The more D-Day learned about his new case, the odder it got. Or as he so deftly put it himself: "What am I- a weirdness magnet?"

June - Oct. 1999
Superhero Nation

Mike Tanier
It's 2049, and any kid can call himself a superhero if he's willing to spend a little money and break a few laws.

December 1999
To Play's the Thing

Robert Yosco
Take a short trip down memory lane as very old friends meet again just in time for an awakening to usher in the new millennium.

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Short Stories

The best of 1999 — Editor's Choice

January 1999
Harsh Rains

Tom Oliver
Delta III, or Del3 as the colonists came to call it, had an extremely fragile ecology. When the rains came late one year, the situation became very serious indeed!

January 1999
Nikki Time

Jeff Williams
Sometimes a man's best friend comes in the most unexpected forms…

February 1999
Stick Boys

Jeff Miller
It was a cruel, merciless existence. But it was the only life the boys had known.

June 1999
My Intended

McCamy Taylor
In Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness,' we learned that Kurtz's 'intended' is mature, independent minded and highly moral. This is her story.

July 1999
The Loki Must Die

John Gilmore
Armed with the Piscean Death Ray, the dreadnought Loki was bound for Earth and inevitable victory. But the "fish" hadn't counted on HEIDI, or her secret weapon, Florida Tafoya.

September 1999
Father Shadow

Michael J. Martineck
Hunted by police, private detectives and insurance investigators, Father Anthony has only one trick up his cassock, but it's a good one.

October 1999
You Never Said Goodbye

Myke Anthony
Graduating from High School is a hard time in everyone's life. Several decisions have to be made that will affect your entire life. Having an alien living next door doesn't necessarily help making those decisions any easier.

December 1999
Junkyard Carol

Kate Thornton
Running a recycling park is a lonely job most of the time, but the worst part of the year is Christmas.

August 1998
Yesterday's Glory

Robert Wynne
Was she the girl of his dreams, or something else again?

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Poetry and Filk Music

Aphelion's Best — Editor's Choice

August 2000
And She Ran

Jeanne G'Fellers-Walker

May 2000
Arwen's Gift

Teri Wachowiak

February 2001
Captain Jack and the Mermaid

Meg Davis

October 2000
Come Close, Children

David Blalock

October 2001
Consumed by Wonder

Rob Wynne

July 2000

Sven Kloepping

July 2001
Dane Mother
Teri Wachowiak

October 2000
Diamond Pete's Snapping Needlecorps

Jennifer M. Boudreaux

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