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Less Than Human
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Created: 05/17/2019
Category: Fiction
The alarm pounded through Maureen Hunter's dream like a hammer, shattering it in a million pieces. As she slammed it to silence and looked at the time blearily through her...
Back Seat Driver Pt 2
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Created: 10/19/2018
Category: Fiction
Read Pt 1"No, Rachel, you don't understand! We can be together, forever, now. God, Rachel, don't you know how I need you? I'm lost—lost!" "So, I'm trapped in this damned house, with...
Return of Themis
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Created: 10/11/2018
Category: Fiction
Lynn bit her lip and gripped her hands so tightly she could smell blood from them. Or maybe it was her lip. Or both. Brenda was weeping in her sleep...
Why I Don't Hate Men
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Created: 09/30/2018
Category: Politics
There's a lot of hatred for men among the women in this country right now. If you're looking for me to tell you it's unjustified, you won't find it. Nearly every woman...
Back Seat Driver Pt 1
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Created: 09/30/2018
Category: Fiction
  The lights have been left on.   Stephen growled at the car and slammed the door shut with unwarranted violence.  Through the door, he could still faintly hear the pleasant...
The Monster She Lives With
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Created: 08/18/2018
Category: Fiction
Nina Lynn Brody smoothed her hand over the glassy surface of the tiny metal coffin. It seemed too small to hold all the joy and energy, the magic and mayhem of her...
Overkill
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Created: 08/02/2018
Category: Fiction
This story was written for a SF contest with a really stupid title prescribed (which I discarded), and premise that was, though I didn't really appreciate it at first, inherently sexist: Genetic changes...
Second Slavery Part 1
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Created: 07/07/2018
Category: Fiction
Precursor story to the novel, The Taming of Dracul Morsus releasing Aug. 1 When the light of day finally found her, Xana woke, stiff and cold, with the smell of freshly...
Legacy - IIb: Folded Cranes
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Created: 06/18/2018
Category: Fiction
Part I: Dragon's BreathPart IIa: Shelter from the StormOmoto closed the door softly, then contemplated closing the shop. It was not yet ten, but the rain made more visitors unlikely and he...
Legacy - IIa: Shelter from the Storm
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Created: 06/09/2018
Category: Fiction
Part I of LegacyHe felt more than saw the light on the side of his face as he scrubbed the Torii. He heard Ryuuji's gasp below him, but he was already...
Legacy - I: Dragon's Breath
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Created: 06/01/2018
Category: Fiction
As Ryuuji Shimuzu left the last checkpoint at Santa Susana Field Laboratory, he turned onto the first of several circuitous roads that would eventually lead him to Highway 118. And Daiki. Just as...
Assailing the Impossible
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Created: 02/11/2018
Category: Fiction
There were many adjectives one could use to describe Laney Sul, with her laser cut black hair and her even sharper black eyes, with her quick hands and even quicker brain. Patient was...
The Devil You Know
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Created: 01/14/2018
Category: Fiction
I hate hospitals. Most people do, I know, but with a family prone to cancer, hard drinking, hard smoking, and other forms of self-destruction, I'd spent far too many hours in hospital...
Last Will
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Created: 12/27/2017
Category: Fiction
As Meg flipped through the folder, prudently labeled "Estate documents," her fingers stopped automatically between a stock report and the deed for property in Florida, fingering a slim simple envelope with her own...
Nightmare Blanket
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Created: 12/19/2017
Category: Fiction
Chain, chain, chain, chain, chain, double stitch, double stitch. The slim worn needle worked, in and out, grab and pull, weaving a web of delicate pink yarn as soft as...