SF & Fantasy

Arsenic hurried to shut her medical kit. “Weel, I’ll make myself scarce then.” It hissed as it folded and spiralled down. “When will you be notifying us all about the position?”  Lady Akeldama was making her way around the table…Read more

In the days after Big Jim’s eyeball rolled out of his head, it became clear that I was going to have to pick up some of the slack. All of the slack, in fact. Since Big Jim was so busy…Read more

The Spider
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The Spider

Leo Carew

They stared at one another. Shouts rang up from below, urging the two of them to take their chances and jump. Heat was billowing at Inger’s back, so that she could now see the liquid shimmer it cast escaping the…Read more

Leonid and Nadya descended the frail metal staircase pushed up to the side of the Tu-124, the sound of the jets still dying down even as they disembarked. Domodedovo Airport had just opened the month before, and did not yet…Read more

Ah, Chengbee! The city of the golden phoenix, the cradle of the Protectorate! You’re a provincial, like me, so you must remember what it felt like to encounter the capital for the first time. The red peaked roofs, shoulder to…Read more

Wanderers
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Wanderers

Chuck Wendig

Shana jogged ahead of Nessie and turned toward her, walking backward so that she faced her sister, holding up her hand and gesturing like it was a game-show prize. “Nessie, listen up, dummy. If you don’t quit this right now,…Read more

They were outnumbered, badly, and they’d all die if they didn’t disengage. He kept running but couldn’t get to his colonel before Dayo took the point of a long-hafted spear to the side and went down. The closest soldier killed…Read more