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Friday flash fiction – Colossal Gossip, Episode 302

“Let’s fight! Welcome to episode 302 of Colossal Gossip, exalted listeners. You’re feeling the thundering pulse of America’s premier super-city with your hosts, Benny-boy Choi and Trina “It’s All Gravy” Crockett. Trina, are you feeling fired up like a phoenix … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – A Conversation on Waking

Francesca Kincaid’s first words upon waking from nearly two years asleep were, “Where’s Alison?” Another six months have passed between hearing the answer and this moment, when Francesca sets a foot on a creaky Florida porch step just as Alison … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – When the Barley Man Calls

Dear Georgina, let me begin by apologising for my death. While nobody should think of it as untimely at my age, I daresay it came as a considerable disappointment to learn the bulk of your inheritance comprises neither cash nor … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Giant of the Foetid Marsh

“It’s a simple quest, really,” the witch told Jeralzine Stewpot as she conjured a portal of shimmering shadow just beyond the outhouse. “By way of preparation, the Princes require certain artefacts of power. You and I will recover one from … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – What are Wardogs Good For?

Did you know the first artificially intelligent systems to gain sentience were the ones we put in combat robots? You know the ones I mean? The light autonomous mobile suppression platforms. Yeah, that’s them. Wardogs. It all started with them. … Continue reading

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