Posts Tagged "issue 92"

The Once and Future Chief: Tecumseh in (Science) Fiction

by on Jan 17, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

He was known by whites on both sides of the Atlantic as “the Indian Bonaparte,” “the Indian Wellington,” and even “the Indian King Arthur”—all sincere compliments from an Anglo perspective—even before his tragic battlefield death in 1813 ensured that his life and myth would remain...

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The Invisible Box

by on Jan 16, 2017 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

1,100 Words Viola watched the unconscious man trapped inside the transparent cube. He would wake soon. She counted down the seconds until his eyelids fluttered. The sedative’s dosage had been precisely timed. Her engineering background gave her the skills to systematically plan every...

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Disobedient

by on Jan 13, 2017 in Poetry | 2 comments

Yes. I ran away. I didn’t bring her in. I’m sorry, General. But before you have them run me through, Just let me explain. I’m not a real good talker. Not like your silver-tongued senators, Or some Greek philosopher. I’m just a Centurion. An old soldier. But I had...

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Interview with Author James Beamon

by on Jan 12, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

There’s a lot of fiction out there that deals with “stuff” and “things.” The protagonist needs to get something back from someone else, or it’s very important that they give someone something, or they need to create something. A piece of artwork, an engagement ring, or a drug that allows...

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Soliloquy in a Cheap Diner Off Route 66

by on Jan 12, 2017 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

3,700 Words He presses pause and life stops. The trucker in the red and black flannel shirt at the counter is stuck in mid chew of a meatloaf that was never meant to linger. The young woman in the blue jeans and white blouse holds an angry fist over a jukebox infamous for taking payment...

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