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Jane’s War (part 1)

Jane (23.2.120.3) flexed her new fingers. It wasn’t her first artificial limb, she already had a replacement leg from the knee down. But she never thought much about the responsiveness or flexibility of her leg. It simply wasn’t something she … Continue reading

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Alirio’s War (conclusion)

Alirio hurried down the concrete passage, ostensibly following Koya though there was nowhere to go but straight ahead. Koya had ignored a few dozen identical metal doors that lined the halls down here, below the Taskmaster’s compound. Between them, Jean … Continue reading

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Alirio’s War (part 3)

“Nobody escapes,” Alirio said, very sure of it. “Shaysh who?” the soldier smiled. Or tried to. His attempt made his face even more terrifying. “Nobody ever has,” Alirio shook his head as he said it. “Eshcapesh happen all the time,” … Continue reading

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Alirio’s War (part 2)

The pain made everything a blur. Alirio could tell he was being dragged somewhere, then hefted onto something, but it was all a vague, broad strokes sort of awareness. All the details eluded him, as even with the implant off, … Continue reading

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Alirio’s War

Alirio heaved the skid forward, throwing all his weight into the ore laden package along with three other slaves. He didn’t know their names. More than thirty slaves had died in Alirio’s barracks in the last month. Ebola. The Taskmasters … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Political

So let’s talk about something terrible. Over the last week or so, I’ve seen a renewed concerned over a possible Muslim registry, especially in light of the ban on entry from some Muslim majority countries. Now this is horrible, and very … Continue reading

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Software

Allison was in a room with green carpet. She found it hard to believe that any government office would ever put in lime green carpeting, but her brain wouldn’t process R values anymore. Everything else was fine, but no matter … Continue reading

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Lamplight

We shouldn’t have stayed out this late. When we get to the bit of the street between Warren and Harris, stay close to me, and stay in the light of the lamps. Only stop when you’re right under a lamp … Continue reading

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The Firepit

I killed Jeremy, but not the others. No, I’m…I’m not pleading guilty or anything, ok? Self-defense then. Well look at me!? Look what it-he did to my leg! And Susan! She’s ok right? But she’s gonna be… … Ok. When … Continue reading

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Mina’s Angel (Revised)

[I was never happy with the original confrontation I wrote between Natalie and the Sorcerer, but I was reluctant to go back and change it. It was done, right? You can’t just go back and change it if it’s done. … Continue reading

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