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 . . .
Existential Terror and Breakfast follows the dreary, listless life of Malcolm Steadman. It concerns not the exciting, life affirming moments of his life, but rather the tedious, boring moments that are interrupted by epiphanies both bleak and terrible without warning when he fails to busy himself. It concerns the moments that make breakfast too profound to eat. . . .
Original science-philosophical romance metafiction – a multiverse paranormal drama with Japanese aesthetics, alternate dimensions, and parallel realities. The story revolves around Midori, who is at the center of military-corpocratic conflicts, and Ryan who is tasked to save her at all costs along with the help of other paranormal agents . . . What is reality, who is Midori, and what does . . .
It’s 1986 and Andy Crowley is as much metalhead and Dungeon Master as he is sorcerer. Humble beginnings for one who – in thirty years – will rule all reality. From Corbyville to Mars, through the United Hells to Limbo, join Andy Crowley, sole sorcerer of Sanctuary, Captain Kipling Kilroy, the renegade reaper Jasco, and The Banjoman of Limbo . . .
Boskeopolis is an obscure city-state in the Verdazul archipelago in Orange Ocean–or, as other countries call it, the Pacific Ocean. It’s notable for its persistent violation o’ the laws o’ physics, biology, & economics—though, to be fair, real life doesn’t obey that last 1, either. As such, any inconsistencies within these stories should be blamed on glitches, for I’m ’fraid . . .
This is a short philosophy series. A simple story of Don Dasgupta and his journey up the hills to Ooty [in south India]. In the journey that Don undertakes, you will find what he learns from life itself. What will the hills teach him? What will he learn? Sometimes in life we set out to achieve something, we are . . .
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Feb 21, 2017: Huh? How come that Unsong is currently third on topwebfiction but has only two reviews?
Really creative concept of magic system. Interesting and verbose alternative history; if you like this stuff, definitely must read. Insight-ish, but if you want insights, you’d better check up Scott’s Meditations on Moloch. Lots and lots of amusive Bible puns, but, again, if you want puns check up his Study of Anglophysics first to know what to expect. Main protagonists are somewhat pale; there’re a few [more . . .]