When Worlds and Minds Fall Apart: A Sci-Fi Short Story Collection [NOOK Book]

Overview

This collection contains seven mind blowing science fiction stories.

In "The Paper Plane Pilot", Remy has a mysterious medical condition that puts his IQ all over the place, from mentally disabled to the smartest man in the world. He and his mother race to find a cure before it is too late.

In "The Shrieking Roar", the end of the world is coming and one family is tested to the limits when their plans for the ...

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When Worlds and Minds Fall Apart: A Sci-Fi Short Story Collection

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Overview

This collection contains seven mind blowing science fiction stories.

In "The Paper Plane Pilot", Remy has a mysterious medical condition that puts his IQ all over the place, from mentally disabled to the smartest man in the world. He and his mother race to find a cure before it is too late.

In "The Shrieking Roar", the end of the world is coming and one family is tested to the limits when their plans for the future come crumbling down.

In "The First Man's Expedition", Roriark has the most dangerous job on his space crew. His job is to visit unexplored alien lands. This mission doesn't go quite as planned, and will forever change the lives of the crew.

In "The Watchman Sees All", we have an Orwellian future where Lance is given the job of watching over all the citizens of his town. The omnipresent cameras will reveal things he never knew, about the townspeople, and himself.

In "Dome Breaker", a man lives inside his dome with no real connection to the outside world. Desperate to meet his love in person, he will do anything to break free and find her.

In "The Life Walkthrough", Neil's life falls to pieces, and he finds a mysterious place with a strange old man who seems to know it all. The old man grants Neil access to secrets he could have never imagined.

In "Virtual Spheres", Zed loses his job and decides to splurge on a new arcade. Everything seems just fine until he comes across a strange sign that reads “Virtual Spheres downstairs. Must be 18 or show parental consent. Injury or death may occur. Management is NOT liable or responsible.”

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045939041
  • Publisher: Vincent Strangecraft
  • Publication date: 5/12/2014
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 192 KB

Meet the Author

He can occasionally be found slogging away at an old typewriter, frothing at the mouth… sometimes he’ll toss the typewriter against a wall and find himself satisfied with the random strings of letters that have fallen on the page.Some say he’s part saber tooth, part human, and part dark matter from another universe.He’s a dark horse, a rogue, a bacchanalian that you would not invite anywhere, ever, under any circumstance.The most frequent sentence his name is spoken in is: “Who is this bastard guy, Vincent Strangecraft?”He was raised by experimental mice that were smart enough to escape death at the hands of ignoble scientists. These mice taught him everything he knows, which really isn’t saying much.He spent seven years of his life pouring word by word over James Joyce’s “Ulysses”, only to realize he himself had become a vile joke, and the book made less sense than when he began it. Henceforth he could be found uttering ‘Joyce’ as an epithet to his foes under his bubbling green breath.It’s impossible to beat him at any video game, or at thumb wrestling, because he has two thumbs on each hand – a genetic gift he was born with. If it scares off the ladies, he just says “It’s her loss. If she only knew the things I could do….”He once challenged a man to a game of rock-paper-scissors, best two out of three, to the DEATH! The man declined, and was never heard from again.He was never born. He crafted himself out of pure nothingness. Consequently, he sometimes feels empty inside.He prefers stale ale’s over fine wines, and hard-featured maidens over high class madams. This is what he tells himself every night before he goes to bed.He’s not kind. He doesn’t rewind.He’s Vincent Strangecraft.
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