“Border Guards” is a 1999 science fiction novelette by Greg Egan. It is about a group of long-lived humans who discover a truly ancient woman. Read More
“The True Story of Merganther’s Run” is a 2011 science fiction novelette by David D. Levine. It is about a group of scientists and engineers who dismantle Jupiter to harvest its raw natural resources. Read More
“Sandkings” is a 1979 science fiction novelette by George R. R. Martin. It is about a rich man who enjoys exotic, alien pets – and finally comes across one species that is more than he can handle! Read More
This is a guest post by Konstantine Paradias.
The End of the Whole Mess is a post-apocalyptic short story by Stephen King, as told from the view point of Howard Fonroy, the older brother of one of the smartest (and few remaining) men on the planet. Read More
"The Tomb of the Pontifex Dvorn" is a 2011 science fiction novelette by Robert Silverberg. It is about an historian and an archaeologist on an alien world who make a tremendously important discovery. Read More
This is a guest post by Rick Buchan.
The Nature Of Man. Since the days of Pinocchio, inanimate devices seem mesmerized by Man and obsessed with trying to discover the answer to what it is and what it means to be human.
This quirky yet wonderful novelette, written by Roger Zelazny in 1966, illustrates the frustratingly perplex struggle to correlate genius with folly, strength with frailty, and all the promise and pratfalls of what it means to be Man! (*) Read More
"Or We Will All Hang Separately" is a 2010 science fiction novelette by Nancy Jane Moore. It is about a small group of native Americans who travel to a future Los Alamos laboratories to investigate strange readings. Read More
“Thin Edge” is a 1963 science fiction novelette by Johnathan Blake Mac Kenzie (a.k.a. Randall Garrett). It is about an asteroid miner who comes to Earth to investigate the disappearance of his friend. Read More
"The Land Ironclads" is a 1903 science fiction short story by H. G. Wells. It is an eerily prophetic story about a war correspondent and a soldier in a fictitious battle between “townsmen” and “countrymen”. What’s the catch? While one side has the brawn, the other may have the brains to turn the tide of the war forever. Read More
Men Are Trouble, a novelette written by James Patrick Kelly, is about a private investigator trying to discover why a woman committed suicide just after she got married. To another woman. In a world without men. Read More