Posts Tagged "fiction"

What I Am

by on Oct 7, 2014 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

I know what I am. I am Big Apple. I bear witness to struggle, to tragedy small and enormous, to daily happiness, madness, and vengeance. I am gas leak, rent hike, and sewer blockage. I am five–alarm fire. I am subway strike, rat infestation, rabid raccoons in the Cloisters. I am ten foot...

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Enemy States

by on Sep 2, 2014 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

Enjoy the following short story “Enemy State” by Karin Lowachee. Featured in the new Apex Publications anthology War Stories: New Military Science Fiction edited by Andrew Liptak and Jaym Gates. Available now from Apex Publications...

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Soft Feather Dance

by on Sep 2, 2014 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

2250 Words The movie ended. The crowd left. The show was over. Popcorn and stale toast crunched underfoot. Laughter. Falling feathers from a purple and silver boa. Water pistols squirted to the last of their reservoirs; nipples tucked back under corsets; glittering hats removed, balance...

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Economies of Force

by on Sep 2, 2014 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

5000 Words The Loom came to Rade’s world when he was still a boy, a silent invasion made known to him in the strange quiet at the breakfast table, and, once, the murder of Mr. Sauerbier the town ombudsman, who might, it was rumored, have been one of them. “What are they?” he whispered to...

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Last Dance Over the Red, Red World

by on Sep 2, 2014 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

4250 Words Are you dauntless, Konstantin? Are you happy and sagacious in your high tower, surrounded by your servants and your sycophants? Do you feel safe, with the Death so far below? Don’t. I’m coming for you. I’ve slipped through your gates, and I’m climbing to you with the...

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