Tag Archives: Speculative Fiction

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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Alternative Apes

Sometimes I wonder what humanity would be like if we had split off from a different species.  How many of the problems that afflict us as a species are the result of our unique evolutionary heritage? Orangutans My personal favorite … 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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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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Some Short Story Ideas, Part 1

I find that it helps me plan out stories when I type out the ideas for others and, ideally, have conversations about the ideas, so I thought I would post some story ideas I’ve had for a while but haven’t … Continue reading

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Ten Books

A friend of mine tagged me in that “Ten Books That Have Stayed With You” meme going around Facebook, and I decided to share them here, as well.  The below are the ten books that I think have had the … Continue reading

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