Posts Tagged "issue 2"

Interview with Gene O’Neill

by on Aug 3, 2009 in Interviews | 0 comments

By Maggie Slater For those familiar with the horror and dark science fiction scene, the name Gene O’Neill should strike a note that rings of commitment to excellence and the deep, dark places people fight through in the great struggle of life. He has authored more than a hundred short...

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Game Fiction: Why It Works (and Why It Doesn’t)

by on Aug 3, 2009 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

By Monica Valentinelli If you go to your bookshelf and pick up your favorite gaming book, whether it’s from Apophis Consortium or Evil Hat Productions, reread the fiction or flavor text that’s used as chapter breaks or to enhance the setting. Now, check out your other books and see how...

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Kenny 149

by on Aug 3, 2009 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Brad Becraft The mud looked up at him and grumbled, “Who the hell are you?” The musty smell of the grass and ground clogged his nostrils as he strained for a single, clean breath and dug his fingers deep into the dirt. His eyelids quivered and strained to open while he felt himself...

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Pimp My Airship

by on Aug 3, 2009 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

6,100 words “Who Stole the Soul?” “Citizens of the Universe, do not attempt to adjust your electro-transmitter, there is nothing wrong. We have taken control to bring you this special bulletin.” “Aw, hell nah.” Hubert “Sleepy” Nixon paused mid-keystroke on the pianoforte. A system of...

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Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast

by on Aug 3, 2009 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

By Eugie Foster Each morning is a decision. Should I put on the brown mask or the blue? Should I be a tradesman or an assassin today? Whatever the queen demands, of course, I am. But so often she ignores me, and I am left to figure out for myself who to be. Dozens upon dozens of faces to...

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