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Now You See Me, Now You Don’t

“People stare at the floor. Even to look at a homeless person is to sign a contract with them. I dabbled with joining the Samaritans once. The supervisor had been homeless for three years. I remember him saying that the worst thing was the invisibility. That and not being able to go anywhere where nobody … Continue reading

And You Call Yourself A Booklover!!! Pftt!!!

“Women’s lib, Frannie had decided, was nothing more nor less than an outgrowth of the technological society. Women were at the mercy of their bodies. They were smaller. They tended to be weaker. A man couldn’t get with child, but a woman could—every four-year-old knows it. And a pregnant woman is a vulnerable human being. … Continue reading

Dude Where’s My Car?

Sylvania, Ohio. One of the safest cities in the world. Or at least, it was. Now, it’s nearly impossible for most people to walk the streets without being attacked by bizarre flying objects. With random pieces of machines vanishing, walking proves to be the safest way to get anywhere. No one knows what is going … Continue reading

Can You See Me Now?

“I was dead. That in itself didn’t concern me much. I’d never been afraid of death. Of dying, yes; of a painful end, or a premature one – important things left undone – definitely. But the thought of actually being dead held no particular terror for me. I remembered the moment of my birth, and … Continue reading

As Tomorrow Creeps, An Ode to Yesternight

“As I read it I experienced what was becoming a familiar sensation: the world was rearranging itself around me while I processed words from a liquid-crystal display. So much of the most important personal news I’d received in the last several years had come to me by smartphone while I was abroad in the city … Continue reading

Grab your Loincloth and Spearhead and Let’s Go on a Trip to a Faraway Land, a Long, Long Time Ago

“It’s fragile what we know. It’s gone every time we forget. Then someone has to learn it all over again.”    In a not so faraway land a long, long time ago their lived a disinclined shaman’s apprentice named Loon. He is about to embark on a coming of age journey succinctly stated by the … Continue reading

Issued From Hell, Sent by Angels, or a Transcendence of Time?

“Some folks locked the doors of their hearts when they lost someone. Others kept the doors and the windows open, letting memory and love pass through freely. And maybe that was the way it was supposed to be, Harold thought.” It is easy to grasp the idea that the premise of the novel has a … Continue reading

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