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From the Moon: Home by J.A. Waters

The universe has a way of waylaying us all.

A daredevil performs his last jump: a leap into space. Everything has been planned out and prepped, but the universe has a way of waylaying us all. A geophysicist is winding up her last dig as part of a seismology and core-sampling project. So close to completion, she’s ready to head home and build on the success of her . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Bridger by Geralyn Wichers

A Dystopian Serial

GLOBAL WAR HAS BLED EARTH, AND CHAR, ALMOST DRY. Charlane “Char” Lee Thompson has sacrificed her health and her marriage to climb the ranks of the American Federation army. When a training accident wipes out her unit, Char is embroiled in a military scandal that leaves her career and health in shambles. Char leaves the army for private security . . .

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Jump by Dan Ladle

A physicist invents a time machine but it is stolen by eco-terrorists, who try to annihilate the human race from the spacetime continuum.

A physicist, Michael Cooke, creates a device which can teleport matter. Robert Masterson, a military officer contacts him and offers help to develop the technology. Cooke asks for an assistant, Celia Jones, and the two discover a way to send things through space and time. Masterson tells them he’s bringing together some experts in a number of scientific fields (the . . .

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Cages by E_Foster

Cages is a fiction blog dedicated to exploring the complex issue of captivity by examining what would happen if humans were the ones forced to perform in arenas and live in tiny enclosures, separated from family and home. . . .

A complete novel.
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Apex Predator by caerulex

Aliens, intergalactic space travel, mind powers, and adventure!

Earth is a fairly small place, but it’s all Bath has. It’s the only home he’s ever known for all of his 500-or-so-million years of life. One day, Bath realized his treasured Earth was being drawn into the next mass extinction ahead of schedule. So, fascinated by the humans and their quick rise to power (after all, setting off a . . .

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With Earth in Mind by J.E. Turcotte

As the years roll by, the world changes from that which we know. Even in spite of impressive new strides in technology and what long seemed a forgiving end to further climate change, the various nations and unions of the Earth . . . not to mention the land itself . . . still bear the almost incalculable burden of ever increasing human population. Bach Kanavagh, a quietly . . .

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The Drowned by Eliza Knightly

A century ago the world flooded, killing off most of the world’s population. All who remain are scattered communities of drifters and the elite Philosophes who live in a walled city above sea level. Amidst a growing drifter rebellion, sixteen-year-old Gwyn travels to the university in the city to bring help back to her dying community. When she gets . . .

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Nesson by Aaron A Anderson

a story of sprawl and technology

Nesson is a biweekly serial novel about living with technology, sprawl, and consumerism in the near future. Sprawl in the US has spread to the Pacific. To accommodate further development, California and Hawaii are connected with land made from trash and salvaged materials. The Links Corporation plans an extension that will stretch to Japan. Nesson is a story of . . .

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The Puzzle Box by Edward Picot

On her way home for the Christmas holidays, Dora is given a mysterious box by her father. She also discovers that there’s a boy she’s never seen before in the back of the car—but he vanishes when she tries to tell her Dad about him. Then her Dad vanishes too: has he gone to work in London, or has he . . .

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Project: Freeflow by Thomas Knapp and Mary Ebert

On August 15, 2110 at 0927 ZULU, the asteroid body Volstock 22-AAE collided with the Earth fifty-one kilometers north of the Los Angeles metropolis in what was then the province of the same name. The asteroid wasn’t particularly large, only a little over one hundred and twenty meters at its widest, and even though the asteroid in and of . . .

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GURD 2108 by April Raines

A tale of community in a warm, friendly post-apocalyptic world.

The year is 2108 and the world has changed. No longer is it one big web. The meaning of community has shrunk and changed. In this warm, friendly post-apocalyptic story, Gail and Parker learn what it is to be an adult in a society both familiar and unusual. . . .

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THE PUZZLE BOX

Enjoyed It

By Jim Zoetewey, editor, author of The Legion of Nothing

Oct 4, 2008: I should probably make one comment before I write about the story.

I hate flash.

In case you don’t know, flash is a technique for animating on the web. The Puzzle Box uses flash to open every chapter, forcing you to wait while an animation goes by.

It’s not a terrible thing, but, as mentioned, I hate flash and so prominent use of [more . . .]

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CAGES

Unique and well engineered.

By Madiha N. Santana, author of The Solstice War

Apr 21, 2015: Cages is a multi-format story, occurring across academic thesis-styled research posts alongside nontraditional prose fiction pieces that tell the story of a world in which genetic engineering has divided the human race into two groups that are linguistically and culturally incompatible.

One group, the genetically and materially privileged Subgroup A, captures and uses the other for entertainment and study purposes. While the author was inspired by cetacean capture, lower tech versions of this narrative have certainly played out among humans.

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