Fiction

Redeployment
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Redeployment

Phil Klay

In any other vehicle we’d have died. The MRAP jumped, thirty-two thousand pounds of steel lifting and buckling in the air, moving under me as though gravity was shifting. The world pivoted and crashed while the explosion popped my ears…Read more

SF & Fantasy

In the days after Big Jim’s eyeball rolled out of his head, it became clear that I was going to have to pick up some of the slack. All of the slack, in fact. Since Big Jim was so busy…Read more

Teen & YA

The day Xochi moved in, Pallas made sure to tell her, “Watch out, Pad is a rake.” Now she’d seen it for herself almost every morning at the crack of dawn when Pallas dragged her out of bed and Pad’s…Read more

SF & Fantasy

The Spider
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The Spider

Leo Carew

They stared at one another. Shouts rang up from below, urging the two of them to take their chances and jump. Heat was billowing at Inger’s back, so that she could now see the liquid shimmer it cast escaping the…Read more