The True Darkness is a 2010 short story by Pamela Sargent, about an odd power failure that frightens a couple in their home. Read More
“The Colour Out Of Space” is a 1927 science fiction novelette by H.P. Lovecraft. It is about a meteorite that falls from the sky in the 1880’s and the devastating consequences it has upon the people in a rural New England town.
“The Hanging Stranger” is a 1953 science fiction short story by Philip K. Dick. It is about the one man in Pikeville who notices a dead stranger hanging from a lamp post in the middle of town.
“When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth” is a 2007 science fiction novelette by Cory Doctorow. It is about the computer administrators who are trapped inside a data center during multiple, world-wide, terrorist attacks.