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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 . . .

A serialized novel, updating thrice weekly.
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Venators by Joseph Taylor Hu

The Hunt For Taylor

Set in a futuristic scene, where after the fall of America due to Civil War, a country known as Scotham is established as a kingdom. Set 20 years after the last Insurgency, Taylor, a teenager working for the Venators, a hidden organization believed as merely a conspiracy, is betrayed by his own friends, and hunted down relentlessly by the Overseer, . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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The Asymptote’s Tail by Bryan Perkins

Hundreds of years in the future, when 3D printers provide every luxury we could desire, from food to clothing, entertainment, and beyond, when androids perform what little labor is left necessary in the resulting boon, and when we have no more need for cars, taking electric elevators wherever we want to go, whether it be upstairs, across the country, or . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Bone Wires by Michael Shean

The Spine Thief Awaits

In the wasteland of commercial culture that is future America, police are operated not by government but by private companies. In Seattle, that role is filled by Civil Protection, and Daniel Gray is a detective in Homicide Solutions. What used to be considered an important – even glamorous – department for public police is very different for the corporate . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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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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The Shadow of the Sun by Sarah Kelly

Emily enters her senior year of high school expecting to keep her head down long enough to graduate and move away. In a country where being different can result in institutionalization or death, Emily believes she has no choice but to keep her orientation a secret. Emily learns to accept herself right before learning something else: the world is . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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The Human Camera by Moe McLendon

Why would a man abandon his volition to become a camera? How would cinema change if it recorded feelings as well as sight and sound? “The Human Camera” is a book about how people become machines, and machines become people. It takes place sometime in the early 22nd century, and deals with a man who becomes a cinema camera, . . .

A serialized novel, updating monthly.
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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 . . .

A serialized novel, updating monthly.
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The Emperor by T. Penn

The Emperor takes place in an alternate version of Cold War-era America, in which Russia came out on top of WWII and now dominates the world economy. It follows a 17-year-old greaser, Jules LaTour, whose body has been taken over by an alien, as he battles a maniacal serial killer seemingly hellbent on making Ashford County, Delaware, a living nightmare. . . .

A serialized novel, updating fortnightly.
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Pulsing Horizons by Mason Turner

Pulsing Horizons is a cyberpunk web serial that tells the story of a near-future city-state as it crumbles into anarchy and rebellion. It follows Darin, a young man who finds himself at the center of the rebellion and attempts to clear his name through the chaos. . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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Strange Little Band by Nancy Brauer and Vanessa Brooks

Two psychics, one mega-corp and all-around bad behavior

Strange Little Band is the ongoing story of Addison and Shane, two self-centered, amoral psychics who work for the cut-throat Triptych Corporation. Their insular, comfortable lives are disrupted when, due to Triptych’s machinations, they become unlikely parents. How can they raise a child when they can’t trust each other? . . .

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Dominion by JL Bryan

In a near-future, totalitarian America, a TV “news” reporter begins to uncover how the regime uses propaganda and psychological operations to control the minds of the public. Note: Only the first five chapters are available on the website. The complete novel is available as a PDF. . . .

A complete pdf novel.
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STRANGE LITTLE BAND

two psychics, one baby, and a mega-corp that owns them all

By A. M. Harte, editor, author of Theatre of Horrors

Jul 24, 2009: The story follows the psychics Addison and Shane, who both work for the mega-corp Triptych, a mysterious company that seems to specialize in almost everything. Both of the main characters are strong and manipulative; it’s refreshing to read a story with such complex characters and so much hidden politics at play.

Addison is passionate, stubborn and controlling, oftentimes bitchy, teleporting pet psychic of Triptych’s boss, and a fiercely protective mother.

Shane is [more . . .]

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CHOSEN SHACKLES

Raw and Gritty Poetry at its Best.

By revfitz, author of Existential Terror and Breakfast

May 15, 2018: Full disclosure: this review is part of a review swap with the author. There may be some pre-existing bias.

 . . . and with that out of the way: This is seriously my favorite thing to read right now.

A year ago I did a mini-review on my first impressions of this serial. There was only a single chapter then but of the 31 serials I reviewed that month this one had one of the [more . . .]

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