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by on Sep 4, 2012 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

By Jennifer Pelland Regina sat by her father’s bedside, staring down at his gaunt frame as he shifted his bony legs, trying and failing to get comfortable. She didn’t want him to die. Why was it taking him so long to die? It was cruel how much the human body could suffer. Not for the...

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Ghosts of New York

by on Apr 18, 2011 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

by Jennifer Pelland Originally published in DARK FAITH (Apex Publications) 2011 Nebula Award Nominee–Short Story Poets and sages like to say that there is clarity in certain death. That a calm resignation settles over the nearly deceased, and they embrace the inevitability of the...

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…That Has Such People in It

by on Jul 7, 2009 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

By Jennifer Pelland When you voluntarily walked underground, you had no idea how long you’d be there. People said you were crazy for doing it, but you’d been called crazy, and worse, for years. Besides, the government said they were doing it for a good reason. When the aliens intercepted...

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