SF & Fantasy

I’ve never been inside the forest at night. As soon as the sun goes down, we don’t venture farther than the thin perimeter that surrounds Keszi, where the trees bloom green in summer and shed their leaves in autumn, and…Read more

For the Wolf
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For the Wolf

Hannah Whitten

Chapter Four  It didn’t open.  Red’s eyes flickered over the iron as she nervously wiped her hands on her torn skirt. If there was a latch, it was too small to see. No hinges, either—the gate was one unbroken piece…Read more

HERO     I have confirmed my suspicion that the first skill a librarian must require is complete and utter boredom. Brevity has set me to reading through the Librarian’s Log at random, as if reading the whining and philosophical angst…Read more

1  Torrin’s Pass    Christian loaded the last of the crates into the wagon. Aylen was only half a beat behind, stretching and snapping the canvas over the top. He helped her secure the rope ties, and within moments, the…Read more

1News Comes to Edonomee        Maia woke with his cousin’s cold fingers digging into his shoulder.  “Cousin? What…” He sat up, rubbing at his eyes with one hand. “What time is it?”  “Get up!” Setheris snarled. “Hurry!”  Obediently, Maia…Read more

Project Hail Mary
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Project Hail Mary

Andy Weir

Okay.  I think it’s time I took a long gosh-darned look at these screens!  How am I in another solar system?! That doesn’t even make sense! What star is that, anyway?! Oh my God, I am so going to die! …Read more

Malice
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Malice

Heather Walter

Even in this summer’s humid breeze, I will not leave the house uncloaked. Laurel argues that the practice makes me even more conspicuous when all the ladies are in silks and light lace shawls and working their fans to keep…Read more

The Outside
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The Outside

Ada Hoffmann

We teach our students to accept themselves. Needing support is okay; not needing support is okay. In a crisis, more support may be needed – or you may discover a wellspring of unexpressed strength. You won’t know what God your…Read more