Three old boys are having their monthly get together, discussing esoteric concepts over wine and beer, when they discover something that they had not recognized about the universe before.
Something that will change how they perceive their reality, forever.
The Old Boys' Club is #21 in the Science Fiction Weekly Short Reads series. A short story of approximately 4700 words.
When Julie discovers that the dark matter moving through the Oort cloud has changed position, and is heading towards the inner solar system, she knows she needs to do more, and requests help from a likely source.
But she soon learns that this is a far greater threat than she thought. Will it mean the end of the human race?
Science Fiction Weekly #20. A short story of approximately 4600 words.
The pod members on the inside of their bubble world roll back and forth in fear as the strange triangular shape breaks into their universe, and reveals something horrifying inside.
What is this long creature made of lines?
Why is it frozen in the air above them?
And what will happen if it touches the energy skin of their world?
Science Fiction Weekly #19. A short story of about 4900 words.
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In this issue:
Blink by Gustavo Bondoni
The Clever Nature of Wool by Robert N Stephenson
Innocuous But Lethal by Mike Adamson
Moon Mine by Neil A. Hogan
Starbuck Billy Robert M. Walton
G.L.O.R.I.A. by K.L. Hallam
The Light of Thought by Jeffrey Freedman
Maisee has a plan to disrupt the zomboid working tradition in the tea plantations of the South, and enlists her dead husband to help. She wants the townsfolk to believe that selling their dead relatives to be reanimated as workers in the picking industry is a really bad idea.
But there is a bigger underlying plan that Maisee is unaware of.
Can she escape an A.I. that is always one step ahead?
When Captain Dhead's ship appears near a black hole binary system, his alien first officer Khyrks eagerly tells him that there is treasure in a tear in space time, right in the center.
Slightly uneasy at being in such a dangerous part of space, Dhead sends a drone into the tear to investigate.
And finds something incredible.
'Oh My God. It's Full of Stars' is a short reads story. Approx 4200wds
On her final mission, Captain Victoria Heartness takes command of the Stellar Flash, one of the latest human flash ships in the Interdimensional Coalition. The ship flashes to a star system which exists in the same place as the Solar System, but on frequency One - a standard mission to investigate the possibilities of First Contact. But Heartness soon discovers this is not a standard mission.
Hiru had only one option left. To return to Earth and meet the last Itako on Mount Osore.
But will she find the answer he so desperately needs?
And if she does, will the cost be too great?
This is a short science fiction and fantasy story of approximately 6000 words.
While on a trade mission to an alternate Earth, Cyndy meets a quasi-human who has information regarding the future of her planet. His world is investigating the deaths of other Earths, and he requests Cyndy to investigate the process that will lead to the death of hers. Perhaps she can help prevent more Earths from being destroyed.
Will Cyndy prevent her Earth disappearing from the multiverse?
Michelle had made it to the far side of the moon, under the guise of investigating the Block, a mysterious computer inside an ancient pyramid that scientists still could not understand. But Michelle knew what it was. As member of a secret organization intent on saving animals by any means necessary, she had other plans.
And those plans would affect the entire human race.