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TO JETTISON FORTY-TWO KILOGRAMS by Jonathan Bronico

TO JETTISON FORTY-TWO KILOGRAMS by Jonathan Bronico

To Jettison Forty-Two Kilograms by Jonathan Bronico I don’t know how the girl got aboard.  I spotted the stowaway after noting the mass readings for my craft was off.  My ship can’t escape into the fourth dimension with the extra weight.  I found the child huddled behind one of the chests I’d recently liberated fromRead more about TO JETTISON FORTY-TWO KILOGRAMS by Jonathan Bronico[…]

CHRISTMAS GI JOES By Larry Hodges

CHRISTMAS GI JOES By Larry Hodges

Christmas GI Joes By Larry Hodges “Enough denial,” said the president of the United States in his most commanding southern drawl. “You’re the only one with the needed worldwide delivery system. We need you to load up your little sleigh and save the world.” Santa wondered how he’d gotten his personal cell phone number—probably theRead more about CHRISTMAS GI JOES By Larry Hodges[…]

WHAT WILL YOU OFFER? by Mark Salzwedel

WHAT WILL YOU OFFER? by Mark Salzwedel

WHAT WILL YOU OFFER? by Mark Salzwedel The alien called itself the Visitor. It orbited our planet beyond our moon for many months and was mistaken for an asteroid. It monitored what it could of our communications and watched buildings go up, forests come down, and the seemingly most intelligent species moving about everywhere withoutRead more about WHAT WILL YOU OFFER? by Mark Salzwedel[…]

NAKED SKIN, FEARFUL METAL By Matthew Bailey

NAKED SKIN, FEARFUL METAL By Matthew Bailey

Naked Skin, Fearful Metal By Matthew Bailey The dropship stank of coffee and vanilla-scented flowers, the spray-on kind spacers used when they couldn’t shower.  For a moment, Agara’s senses were overwhelmed.  She put her hand on the bulkhead to keep from swaying.  It was all so different from the sterile auto-pods she was used to. Read more about NAKED SKIN, FEARFUL METAL By Matthew Bailey[…]