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The Glamour of the Snow

Harlequin and Columbine


by Raphael Rick

Of course, no one actually knows the power of a thought. That is, the milli—or megawatts type of power ...

Death Comes But Twice

Real City

by Carrie Vaughn

“Real City” is a modern Hollywood fable set in a post-post-modern future.

A Prize for Edie

by Jesse Franklin Bone

The Committee had, unquestionably, made a mistake. There was no doubt that Edie had achieved the long-sought cancer cure ... but awarding the Nobel Prize was, nonetheless, a mistake ...

For Solo Cello, op. 12

Veritas Nos Liberabit

by Kristin Janz

“Veritas Nos Liberabit” is a story told in emails about how emails can tell stories.

The Slugger's Game

A Fine Fix

by R.C. Noll

Generally speaking, human beings are fine buck-passers—but there's one circumstance under which they refuse to pass on responsibility. If the other fellow says "Your method won't solve the problem!"—then...

To Invade New York....

by Irvin Lewis

It would be foolish to do a thing a hard way, when there is such an easy way. In a technically dependent culture, people become quite helpless, really....

The Cuckoo Clock

by Wesley Barefoot

You know a murderer preys on your household—lives with you—depends on you—and you have no defence!

The Seed of the Toc-Toc Birds

by Francis Flagg

Little did Prof. Reubens suspect what his atom-tampering would set loose upon the world.


by Carroll M. Capps

To disobey the orders of the Council of Four was unthinkable to a Space Admiral of the old school. But the trouble was, the school system had changed. A man, a fighter, an Admiral had to think for himself now,...

Herzog's Benediction

Still Life with Apocalypse

Lotus Alley

King's Evil

The Bell Tone

by Edmund H. Leftwich

It is no use. It's too late. The earth--I must dig--alone.

The Diseases of Purgatory, Pt. 6