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Friday flash fiction – Gorilla Dentists

The old saying goes, “On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” But as telepresence technology evolved from primitive videoconferencing, through phase after high-fidelity phase of virtual reality, to remote capture of domestic synthdroids, it was increasingly the case that … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Commander Cello and the Preserved Cliffs of Mercury

The Lunar Expeditionary Force pursuit cutter Civil Discourse traced a pretty orange-white swathe of burning gas particles as it dropped through Mercury’s nearly-there exosphere. On the bridge, Commander Adeline Cello, of the Tranquility Cellos, mentally edited the live footage coming … Continue reading

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Australian SFF – Dimension6

Do you know about Dimension6? You’d do well to. D6 is a free online magazine featuring three to four speculative fiction stories by mostly Australian authors. It’s published three times a year by Keith Stevenson of Coeur de Lion Publishing, … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The View from a Pole

Glenn’s cough is spasm-‘til-you-drop violent; he almost loses his grip. He clenches up with his arms and knees around the power pole, feels a caffeine-kick of panic at the hint of a slide. The wind whips around him, shivering the … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Overzone Rule

Marielle and Oliver squirmed as the gate attendant walked them through the paperwork. “Since you’ve certified that you have read and accepted the agreement license,” said the attendant, raising a sceptical eyebrow at their apparent mastery of speed-reading and legal … Continue reading

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