Category: Fiction

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OPHELIA OLEANDER BY RICHSKI

George kept meaning to clean out the gutters on the next warm day, but Indian summer passed and it didn’t happen. His procrastination had dire consequences. Twelve inches of cold November rain dumped waterfalls around the...

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SUMMER ANGEL BY R.M. KINDER

Lila was fanciful, her mother often said, a trait Lila assumed she would, or should, outgrow, though she didn’t want to. She liked her thoughts, how they surprised her and led her on stories. She had learned not to share, at...

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WHY WILLIAM HAD TO GO BY TOWNSEND WALKER

The lovely Julia sat at a small table with a cup of tea in front of her. The table was one of a few set out on the patio of the tea house. Across a grassy swath of lawn some twenty-five yards wide flowed a slow-moving stream...

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HEAVENLY ADVICE BY LENORE HIRSCH

Joe was driving along the icy road, thinking over his recent visit with his son, Ed. Ed’s teenage son was going through a tough time and Ed had no idea what to do. “When he’s at home he’s in his room listening to rap...

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JUST DESSERT BY PRESLEY ACUNA

“Here he comes, Ida,” said Hazel, as she expertly cast-on her ball of yarn. Ida looked up from her own knitting and squinted through her glasses down the length of the long sidewalk bordering the park. In the distance she could...

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IT WAS THE SOCKS BY DOUGLAS MOSER

The risks in developing superintelligence include the risk of failure to give it the supergoal of philanthropy… creators of the superintelligence decide to build it so that it serves only this select group of humans, rather than...

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PART II BY GRACE ZHAN

From the rooftop terrace of the apartment building that had been gifted to him as a coming-of-age gift from his parents, Matthew looked down towards the neat files of people; tiny, tidy and organised, and the corresponding lines...

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LISPENARD STREET BY GRACE ZHAN

He was weightless as he fell. All the years of blood, lies and tears merged together into a giant wave that washed over him, cleansing his body, his mind, his soul. There was no capacity for air in his lungs; and he was knocked...

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