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Starship Train: Mission Unbearable

Boobyprize Event Log, Stardate 3F753.7. Captain Richard Kirkland is in his quarters, slumped in a chair. He has posted a “Do Not Disturb” connectivity beacon. There is a subtle, old-fashioned knock at the door. Kirkland raises his head; the caller … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Curve

A work of fiction. Standard disclaimers. The eldest boys of the Weaver family, Clan Cohasset, stood outside their wigwam, slates in hand, awaiting their tutor, a crusty, white-bearded and white-haired (where not bald) old man with a bent back, who … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: The Rocket’s Dead Glare

A work of fiction. Standard disclaimers. The Fourth of July fireworks were over. They had been set off from a barge in the middle of the small harbor that defined their small town, while the townsfolk had perched themselves on … Continue reading

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