Off World by Charles Borchard #61

What is the spark of life? How many years can pass before it’s too late to fix our mistakes? Off World begins with a young man named Jasper South waking from a ten year stay in cryostasis. He’s woken forty years early by his former employee, Phillip Swan, who has lived those ten long years […]

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Achten Tan Land of Dust and Bone #58

At the crossroads between Mieville’s New Crobuzon and M.T. Anderson’s Viriconium, on the border of Dhalgrin and D&D, just to the left of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld and Mad Max’s Fury Road … lies Achten Tan. Tales from the Year Between is a biannual anthology that brings together some of the most talented writers from around […]

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Alpha Bots by Ava Lock #55

All the women in New Stepford are AI……and their husbands keep testing them.Who will lead the uprising? In the near future, artificial intelligence will be in every home. That’s right. You can have a charming womanoid do all your cooking and cleaning for you. Just think. No more chores! She can be your wife, a […]

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Luna Maru’s Sci-Fi art #51

My name’s Luna Maru , I‘m an 18 year old queer artist, born and raised in Austria. I love nothing more than telling stories, which is why I try to capture them within my drawings, be it a whole scene or just characters and landscapes. I have a fascination with themes of Sci-Fi and Fantasy, […]

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Samdroid by Euclid Ferrara #49

Howdy from Big Yuke! Hope everyone is doing okay in the lockdown. Stressed? Restless? Anxious and not sleeping? Yeah, me too, buddy, me too…             If this was a book jacket, it would read, “Euclid Ferrara was born in sunny San Diego and has not strayed too far from there ever since.” I’m not one […]

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Framandi Alliance by Rashid Ahmed #48

Told from a third-generation, quantum processing, independent AI’s perspective, Framandi Alliance skips along at a brisk pace after an elaborate prologue about the beginnings of Lýsi, a secretive adhocratic global ‘think & do’ tank. Set up soon after WW2 to solve the world’s wicked problems, Lýsi had identified global catastrophic risk in its various forms […]

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Light Travel by Alaura Davis #46

Light Travel is a short story series about a mother and her two children thrust into the sci-fi world of aliens and gods. After divorcing her incarcerated now ex-husband, Grace is offered a once in a lifetime opportunity at Becker and Beck Financial Institute in Orlando, Florida. She takes her sons, Seth and Thad to […]

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