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Featured Story: The Lucky Cigarette

The bright dot in the sky was growing much larger now. It clearly wasn’t a star...

Starting Point: Cold Star

Experts are baffled. Everything we had ever known about physics, astronomy, and cosmology are unraveled by

Alien Profile: Oceonis

The Oceonis have constructed magnificent underwater cities, which are the envy of hundreds of alien civilizations

Starting Point: The Drifter

Luca stared at the unconscious figure lying next to him. The man wore a purple desert

10 storylines from Star Trek: Online that could be used in the new Star Trek series

This article was written for us by Chris Kentlea of Ennead Games.  STO, otherwise known as

Featured Story: G-G-Ghosts

“Ghosts?” O’Kelly inquired. “Why the tanj would Astute warn us ‘bout some fairytale monsters?”

SOLARPUNK: WE ARE GOLDEN, AND OUR FUTURE IS BRIGHT

It’s a new rising speculative fiction genre and aesthetic, along the same lines of Steampunk, Cyberpunk,

Inter-species Commerce in Science Fiction

As an avid science fiction fan, and a fledgling science fiction novelist, one thing that has

Featured Story: The Battle of Grettsburg

“Welcome to Grettsburg,” said one of the citizens. “My name is Rodak Patel, Grettsburg’s Minister of

Your Undiscovered Country

The following article was written by author Tom Julian. Thanks for the advice Tom! There comes

Starting Point: He Came Back Wrong

There stood Illius. But as they stared at him, Adam and Thale realized the horrible truth...

Alien Profile: The Martians

The Martians were a humanoid species with many skin colors, they had spots, facial tendrils, and

Alien Profile: The Inbis

When a host is successfully parasitized by the Inbis, the organism may take on one of

Alien Profile: The X’a

The X'a are an advanced hexapedal insectile species native to the planet of Tau Ceti e...

Alien Profile: Goesi

“Two-legged, long-tailed frog” is a common comparison. Short, round and pudgy body, with a pair of

Alien Profile: The Kwo

Kwo start mating by fighting each other, the loser of the fight being the one who

Alien Profile: The Dishathi

The Dishathi are a reptilian alien species with a homeothermic metabolism and avian features...

Alien Profile: The Astrins

Unusually there are three genders. One acts as a male, fertilising an egg inside the female.

Alien Profile: Khhu-Sh-Ck

Khhu-Sh-Ck society is based largely on the concept of individual freedom. Khhu-Sh-Ck regard the freedom to

Alien Profile: The Surds

An Alien August competition entry by Eric Southard.