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by Eric M. Witchey
Birth order determines so much of life, and I was first from the egg. Certainly, mother loved us all equally. After all, she'd never met any of us. She tucked us in, wrapped in silk swaddling, and glued us to the back corner of the underside of an oak roll-top desk.
Published on Jan 24, 2020
by Dan Micklethwaite
Finally, you accept it: they can't hear you scream. They should have been able to, with your intercom active; should have picked up your warning about the Versporian fleet, fifteen huge dreadnaughts, well before they ever got this close to orbit. But the hostiles have been constantly jamming your frequency, regardless of the alternative methods you've tried.
Published on Jan 23, 2020
by David Marshall
The curtain rose. The band played. And the legend we'd all come to see shuffled his old bones up to the microphone. When the spotlight lit up the figure in the white leather jumpsuit, Tim wasn't the only person in the audience who squealed like a schoolgirl. But he was the loudest. Or maybe I just thought that because he was sitting right beside me.
Published on Jan 22, 2020
by Marie Zelaya
Albert Twining knew it was just a kid sitting on that throne, even if you couldn't tell at first glance. Sure, her body was nearly identical to a full-grown woman's, but then again, that didn't mean anything. Like always, it was the little things that gave her away.
Published on Jan 21, 2020
by A. P. Howell
We call it a "kill switch," but it's more complicated than that. That's the history of genetics right there. Applying chosen labels to half-understood phenomena of infinite biological and social complexity. Identifying "morons" with IQ tests and knowledge of their national origin. Diagnosing parental infidelity with tongue rolling and Punnett Squares. Cataloging the genetic disorders more prevalent in suspect populations. Describing "cancer genes" indicating susceptibility to narrow bands of cancers afflicting elites. The entire concept of a "gene" as a discrete entity.
Published on Jan 20, 2020
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