Selected Short Stories Featuring Save As contains fifteen short stories and flash fiction ranging from cyberpunk to literary fiction.
1:1: A family deals with a difficult decision, in a future where population control is strictly enforced.
One More Night: Those assigned to protect an Italian journalist watch for threats, and reflect on their dangerous lives.
How Far We've Come: How do you pick up the pieces after a betrayal?
Save As: A thrill seeker nearly loses his identity and life to a bad upload.
Things That Twitch: A psychologist probes a man institutionalized for a severe phobia of mosquitoes.
Bleed: Genetically engineered vampires have taken over the world, and soldiers fight for survival, when even a small cut spells a painful death.
Barbie at 50: The eponymous babe reflects on her celebrity, career, and love life over a glass of bourbon.
Buy the Cow: A farmer is forced to sell his life's work.
I'm Sorry I Got Caught In Your House: A very awkward run-at an ex's house.
Red: A soldier and a civilian injured in an explosion seek comfort.
White: A soldier trapped in an explosion doesn't want to be alone.
Blue: A young man's mother teaches him a lesson about expectations, and social mobility.
Freetown: A Sierra Leone man looks at the history of injustice in Freetown, as he deals with the injustices currently perpetuated against his sister after her sexual assault.
Two for One: A twin kept for organ replacement must find a new identity after his sibling's death.
Forget: An unsympathetic officer responds to a youth's suicide attempt.
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About the Author
Nicolas Wilson is a published journalist, graphic novelist, and novelist. He lives in the rainy wastes of Portland, Oregon with his wife, two cats and a dog. Nic has written eight novels. Whores: not intended to be a factual account of the gender war, and Dag are currently available for e-reader, and will soon be available in paperback. Nexus, The Necromancer's Gambit, Banksters, Homeless, The Singularity, and Lunacy are all due for publication in the next two years, as well as several short story collections. Nic's work spans a variety of genres, from political thriller to science fiction and urban fantasy. For information on Nic's books, and behind-the-scenes looks at his writing, visit nicolaswilson.com.