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The T-Shirt from the Future: A Short Short Story

Someone nudged my shoulder, stirring me from deep sleep. “Wake up, grandpa,” said an unfamiliar voice. Grandpa? Who’s that? I opened my eyes to see a young woman, dressed in black, looking back at me. Her face was brown, and her eyes … Continue reading

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An Absurd “Explanation” for Creativity in Humans (a short short story)

[Note: I’m currently taking a class focusing on creativity, and this was first written as an assignment for that class.] The reason some people are creative, while others are not, is simple: we’re hybrids of pure human DNA, plus that … Continue reading

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Bicycles Don’t Need Telepathy: A Short Short Story

Since I hate being told what to do, and people kept telling me I had to learn to drive, and get a driver’s license, and so on, I refused, getting around by foot or bicycle, instead . . . or … Continue reading

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How the Homunculus War Begins: A Short Story

Detective Bruce Kelley put out his cigarette, took a sip of his nasty-tasting, long-cold coffee, made a face of disgust, swallowed the sip of old coffee anyway, and took his time lighting a second cigarette, carefully watching the suspect every moment, as he did … Continue reading

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Daredevil Fan-Fiction: Why Did Matt Murdock’s Mother Leave His Father?

I will start with an introduction, to set the context of this story. In the issue of Superior Iron Man shown above (#4, published in 2015), Tony Stark, also known as Iron Man (having had a “moral inversion,” or good/evil reversal), … Continue reading

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Initial Transmission After Arrival, from the First Automated Spacecraft from the Pluto/Charon System, “Wizonn Shore,” to Visit the Mysterious Planet Earth, Surrounded by Its Atmosphere of High-Pressure Nitrogen (and Toxic Oxygen) High-Temperature Vapors

[Source: This is the lead story in the most recent issue of The Charon Space Central Daily, published electronically every 6th or 7th Earth day, since Pluto’s day lasts almost as long as our week. I simply translated it into English, after I … Continue reading

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Firstflight, Lastflight (an illustrated short story)

Making show never did prize me when soberfied, but that undescribed me that day, and, for that mistake, payment was failsafely, fullwise, and painly made. Tranqued with Euphenol, selfbought at the official dispensing-machine on Convenience Corner, right after worktime, methought melooked … Continue reading

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