Aphelion Issue 283, Volume 27
May 2023
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May 2023 Short Stories

Two Of Hearts
by Joel Doonan
"Into every life, a little rain must fall--thankfully..."

A Good Death
by John E. DeLaughter
"Life is wasted on the living--But sometimes, it ISN'T--But maybe you have to die a few times to figure that out..."

The Sling
by G. A Thresh
"The early FTL tech was not always as dependable as a pilot could wish. But, things could be worse..."

The Dew Pond
by E.V. Wallace
"Some treasures have--Guardians. The finder of those ofttimes needs to beware..."

The Fixer
by Damir Salkovic
"Sometimes, you need someone who 'solves' problems. The bigger the problem, the more you need a Fixer..."

It is what it isn't
by Gordon Rowlinson
"New tech always has--'teething problems.' Especially when the physics is unproven..."

The Worm King
by MichŠel McCormick
"Belief, and Classic Literature, have a power all their own. Belief in Classic Literature--That's a doozy..."

Clear For Action
by Dan L. Hollifield
"Even if all else fades away into the mists of time, an oath, once sworn, still has power--to an honorable man..." Inspired by artwork by Nick Tockert.