Have you ever wondered what lurks in the deep, dark, abyss?
No, we aren't talking about your toilet (hopefully)! We're talking about the human soul, the deepest part of the pit of hell, or the dead eyes of the local zombie. We're talking about the face looking back at you in the mirror, the seductive appeal of secret knowledge, and pleasure at any cost--even your life, or the lives of others.
A budding scholar gets sent to a hidden building on the campus to meet Chronos, the keeper (and destroyer) of old facts. What he learns from Chronos will make him re-think everything he thinks he knows.
Is it chronological snobbery, or is it just good scholarship?
So you've found an author or artist that you think is so great you have decided to appoint yourself his or her Biggest Fan. No longer thinking of only your own enjoyment, you want to give back. But how? Author and publisher Anthony Horvath, founder of Bard and Book publishing, gives his advice and shares his experience in the digital marketplace. Authors will want to listen in.
The police discover a gruesome scene: a pro-life advocate and his son are found dead in a road-side cabin. Perplexed, and without any obvious explanation, the detectives are forced to turn to the nightly news for clues. As well they should: last night the world learned of a miracle cure... for death itself.
Mordecai is presented with a unique opportunity: the chance to kill Hitler, before he does his worst. A vision from God compels him to take action, but a second vision gives him pause. What will Mordecai do?
A pair of scientists perform a simple experiment and make not one, but two, earth-shattering discoveries that will transform society as they know it... or will it? It's hard to imagine anything 'better than sex' but this duo found it. Now what?
Hannah and Carla are out to save the world, one person at a time. They are particularly pleased one day to find an old man, oppressed by society, who needs their saving. Never was a man so happy to be saved.
Brian is having a very, very bad universe. While he has certain creature comforts, he isn't doing well with the ladies and he knows--just knows--that alternate Brians in other universes are enjoying loads of fame, riches, and success. But Brian has an idea on how to solve his problem, once and for all: in this universe.
"Free bubblegum and suckers to everyone! Fudge and Cookies for all! Free health care, free drugs, free everything! Nobody pays and Everyone Benefits!" cry the children. In this short story coming on the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare, idealists grapple with reality, and youngsters take on old fogeys for the future of the country.
Many joke about world domination but no one expected someone to actually try to get it. What happens if someone tries, and actually succeeds? In this short story, the attempt is described and the results are disconcerting, to say the least.
You couldn't get Sid Cynic to believe anything he didn't see with his own eyes. You can imagine his dismay when cars started relying on computers. As a mechanic with a skeptical bent, there was a lot going on that one couldn't see. Sid Cynic knew that real life happened in full color. The rest was rubbish.