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The Flying Cloud, R-505 by Paul Gazis

Set in a world of the 1920’s that might have been, this is a tale of airships, adventure, gallant gentlemen, and sultry island maidens. . . .

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Unsong by Scott Alexander

Kabbalah is true, all patterns are meaningful, and the world runs on a combination of strained analogy and wordplay. Big Silicon Valley corporations copyright the Names of God and make a killing. International diplomats transform the ancient conflict between Heaven and Hell into a US-Soviet proxy war. An autistic archangel and his eight-year old apprentice laboriously debug the laws of . . .

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The Archive Of Unusual Events by Stable

A collection of the latest global happenings for the aware and discerning subhistorian.

The Archive Of Unusual Events provides the discerning reader with a curated keyhole view of the most interesting Unusual Events happening around us constantly. But why? Where is the Archive now that it has been driven out of Scotland? Who is the Archivist and how do they get their information? Updates are short (usually 200 – 300 words) and . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes thrice weekly.
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InnerWorld by Jennifer Beasmoney

After recovering from a motorcycle accident that nearly kills him, 18-year-old Gavyn Fraser is eager to gather the pieces of his broken life and resume some level normalcy. Now living alone with his mother in New York City, Gavyn longs to establish some control, but his grip on reality seems to be slipping away from him as he finds himself . . .

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The Rat Messiah by Adam C. Richardson

Who knew the end times would be this much fun?

A cataclysmic event tears the fabric of reality apart. But the world doesn’t end as all the prophets predicted. Instead, it gets a whole lot stranger. In a bizarre landscape of mishmash realities, Eddie, Ruby, and a handful of their friends seek to understand what became of the Earth they once knew. They hear rumors of one who will . . .

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The Zone by Typist kid

A sci-fi story set in the 22nd century. John has been dormant for nearly two years. He emerges again, but with a new alias. He enrolls himself into one of the largest schools in the world through a competition. But he doesn’t plan to stay for long, because of the event. He is only enrolled for a vacation of . . .

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Noli Me Tank in a Mall by Carlo Marco

Alternate history fiction LN style about the Philippine Revolution

Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo are important cultural works that exposed to the populace the abuses and the injustices of their Spanish colonial masters. The execution of their author, Jose Rizal, sparked the Philippine Revolution. Now let’s see what happens in this fictional world if we give it the Light Novel treatment and jam the Internet into their . . .

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The Wordsmith of London (Circa 1880) by Chrys Kelly

All Stories Belong in London

Grant and Courtney recently broke up. Grant is desperate to get Courtney back, and Courtney isn’t sure that’s for the best. She agrees to meet him to talk. While they are talking, they are transported into a magical alternate Victorian London, peopled by the literary heroes and villains of that era. The Wordsmith, the magical engineer who keeps that . . .

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Yeoman by Nikhil Cheerla

The sickle is mightier than the sword.

Neil Palleti is a low-wage McDonald’s worker in the inner city of Detroit. One day, he receives a strange package in the mail — a package containing a single soybean seed. Palleti’s father was a farmer, and his father’s father was a farmer too. He knows what needs to be done. “Yeoman – A Web Serial” follows Neil’s . . .

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Zeppelins are What Dreams are Made of by Michal Wojcik

A Pulp Adventure in Three Parts

Follow the adventures of dimension-hopping bounty hunter Jennifer Asten as she cuts a bloody swathe of destruction across Earth 45, a world where Napoleon won the Battle of Waterloo and airships are a pervasive form of transportation. Includes ninjas, ballerinas, battle zeppelins, bureaucrats, automatons, giant armoured locomotives . . . and perhaps even a dash of romance. . . .

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Jade by aaronsenser

Hard-Boiled Noir Meets C.S. Lewis

It’s a classic tale we’ve all heard before: four children find a magical portal that whisks them away to a fantasy realm beyond their wildest imaginations, like something out of a story. It would almost be fun . . . if everything there wasn’t trying to kill them. But for Detective Rex Jade, it’s just another day at work. Able to cross over . . .

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TX History by R. Nephi Smith

A flare burns brightly tonight

Portillo, TX is a city of industry, fuelled by chemicals and ambition. It smells like money. Its citizens seek fortune, love, and truth. Rex is a freelance cameraman who discovers a secret. Heather is high school teacher who doubts the intentions of her holistic psychiatrist, but desperately needs to overcome a childhood trauma. Portillo is a city with two sides. . . .

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ABOVE GROUND

Adventures among the Infected

By Linda Schoales, editor

Sep 15, 2009: “Above Ground” is a strong beginning to an intriguing, post-apocalyptic novel about a young woman who steps out of her safe environment to get a few thrills but sees more than she wanted to see. Lilith, like all humans, lives underground and has never seen the sky or the sun. The surface of the planet is only for the “Infected”; were-people, creatures with extra limbs, and other “freaks”. The only time Lilith would dare coming to the surface is to see a show displaying the Infected. Of course, the Infected [more . . .]

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THE FLYING CLOUD, R-505

Fun times, straight ahead!

By capriox, member

Feb 11, 2010: This is an engaging, quick paced action-adventure tale set in an alt-history just post WWI. The major difference in this alt-history is that dirigibles and other forms of flying (one character keeps a hang glider handy) were never replaced by the airplane. Airship fans, eat your hearts out.

The story follows the crew of a British military airship after their original dirigible is wrecked over the South Pacific. Light, humorous adventure follows non-stop as they navigate the hazards of the Polynesian [more . . .]

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