Category Archives: Sci-Fi

Possession. Short Story.

Tommy flexed his hands, looking at how the skin wrinkled and bunched together, his joints felt swollen, tight. He hated being old. All his wrinkled skin, the constant dull aches in his ankles, knees and hips, the slowness of his … Continue reading

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Happiness in a Bottle. Short Story.

Lily took her pill and counted to ten, she hated feeling sad, everyone did. A moment later she could feel the sadness receding, replaced instead by a buoying happiness, she smiled allowing it to pull her along. She gently took … Continue reading

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Working for the Cure. Flash Fiction.

Joanna hated the way they looked at her as she passed the cages. All pleading eyes and begging gasps. She couldn’t help them, even if she wanted to. They were doomed the moment they became ill. Letting them out now … Continue reading

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Testing. Short story.

Nancy could feel it burning through her veins, that itchy, white-hot heat. She clenched her hands, willing herself not to scratch. The first time it had caught her unawares and she was covered in scratches for days afterwards. It would … Continue reading

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Laketon. Short Story.

“I’m dead and I have been for a long time. Before we begin properly I really need you to understand what that means. I have not seen friends or family, I do not know what they look like now, I … Continue reading

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Decline. Flash Fiction.

Lance stood on the wall, looking out over the forest. He could feel the faint tremor of the machines below, the ones that worked to keep them all safe. Things lurked in the forest, waiting for their chance. It had … Continue reading

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Storage Facility 12-B. Short Story.

“And remember, don’t look in the mirrors.” “If we’re not supposed to look in them, why do we have them?” Tony looked at James, as though he was about to explain something extremely complicated to someone extremely slow. “They’re used … Continue reading

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