Posts Tagged "apex magazine"

Mammon’s Cave

by on May 25, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Truly, visitor, I blush that this is how you see me first. You must have been expecting more, something more like my estate on Earth. And were we there, I would show you all: the fountain carved from the largest diamond, cleaned of slaves’ blood and filled with soda; the room with walls...

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The Drowned Celestial

by on May 24, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

10,200 Words 1. Colt was playing cards when trouble crawled in through the door, in the shape of a dead man who didn’t yet know he was dead. This was on old Venus, ancient and most decadent of planets. Make no mistake, as the blind poet said: man has conquered space before. Woman, too,...

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The Behemoth Beaches

by on May 19, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

2,100 Words It was even larger than we realized, half-buried in the cove’s sandy beach. Scales the size of cars covered its sides; the smokestacks running from nose to dorsal fin towered above the seawall ringing the cove. Its cavernous mouth moaned as the sea breeze passed through....

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Freeze/Thaw (Excerpt)

by on May 17, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

Back Cover Copy: The Earth is icing over and no one knows how to shut the Shade off. Every attempt in the last thirty years has failed and humanity is nearly out of options if they want to regain a world that isn’t covered in snow and ice. Gabe Alfil may be the only person alive...

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Before the Empire Goes Inter-Galactic

by on May 13, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Back in our quadrant of the galaxy, Currently the most popular idea For the advancement of our culture Lies in conquering ever yet one more system: At which point our galactic empire Will be the largest we have ever known. It is nothing personal. We have no quarrel with you. There are no...

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