SF & Fantasy

Necrotech
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Necrotech

K C Alexander

Was this the worst situation I’d ever been in or just the weirdest? I couldn’t decide.I get around.Once I got out of this nightmare, I’d retrace my steps. Figure out what the hell had gone down. Until then, it was…Read more

Jane nodded and went to her corner.The grimoire was waiting for her. The shadow-boy had left it under her folded blanket as instructed. She undressed slowly, managing to spread out the blanket and slip beneath without exposing the book. When…Read more

The Wall of Storms
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The Wall of Storms

Ken Liu

“Please, Master Ruthi! Slow down!” the empress shouted as she ran down the long corridor leading from the Imperial family’s private quarters to the public areas toward the front of the palace. Ahead of her, an old man with a…Read more

The Deep
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The Deep

Nick Cutter

Bathgate said: “How was your trip?”Endless, Luke wanted to tell him.Roughly eight thousand miles separated Chicago, where he’d caught the first flight, and Agana, the capital city of Guam. Those eight thousand miles had unfurled like a strange waking nightmare.On…Read more

CHAPTER THE SECONDA Boy and His GodWe begin on the morning of March the twenty-third in the year twenty-four fifty-four. Carlyle Foster had risen full of strength that day, for March the twenty-third was the Feast of St. Turibius, a…Read more

At Momonga’s command, the ultrarare ore golems returned to their seats and resumed their postures of vigilance on lighter feet than one would expect for their builds.The first thing Momonga had done upon resigning himself to officially wondering whether his…Read more