Tag Archives: Science Fiction

Love Insurance

Love Insurance A somber figure entered the room.  The salesman sat down at the desk, opposite a distracted-looking man and an eager young woman.  He jogged the papers in his hand and looked over them at the couple before him.  … Continue reading

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Witness the Future

This was originally planned as a longer story, but the more I thought about it, the more I liked it better as short as possible.  I could probably cut it down to a single, if run-on, sentence if I had … Continue reading

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Chantek the Human

If you’ve never heard about Chantek before, now’s the perfect time to do so.  There’s a great, and free, documentary about him online that I’d highly recommend.  His story is both fascinating and heartbreaking.  He was raised by humans on … Continue reading

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Remember Them

Remember Them For millions upon millions of years, it drifted through space alone.  At a time when trilobites swarmed through the seas of earth, it had been cast out of its home solar system.  A wandering star had passed too … Continue reading

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What is the Space Station Solvychegodsk?

Author’s Note: I came up with this idea a while ago, and then wrote a short story that took place on such a setting, but I felt a bit unhappy that the details of the space station never really made … Continue reading

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Coming of Age

“Today’s the day you finally become a man.  Are you ready, Joseph?” The young man bit his lip and nodded solemnly.  “I think so, Dad.” He gently clasped his son’s shoulder.  “You’ll do fine.  I’m proud of you.” The two … Continue reading

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Space Station Solvychegodsk

Space Station Solvychegodsk I gazed out the porthole.  Stars slowly danced in front of my eyes, their light tinted blue.  And between us and them: absolutely nothing, simply the void of space.  Even the sun itself was barely noticeable compared … Continue reading

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