We were part way down an alley off 5th Avenue when XM318 developed sentience...
Featured Story: The Lucky Cigarette
The bright dot in the sky was growing much larger now. It clearly wasn’t a star...
Inspiration Gallery #1602
This week's inspiration gallery features the artwork of German artist Christian ‘Tigaer’ Hecker.
Starting Point: The Long Commute
Olaf pealed the sticky electrodes from his forehead, detached the tubes from his abdomen, and yanked
Starting Point: Forerunner Trash
I'm Doctor Jane Harlowe, I'm a Xenoarcheologist. I dig up Forerunner trash. Most of it is.
Starting Point: Out of Options
Captain Kwon clenched his fist and brought it down hard against the padded armrest of his
The 21st Century, as Imagined in the 19th Century
Before we laugh too hard at these images, it might be worth reminding ourselves that our
Starting Point: Cold Star
Experts are baffled. Everything we had ever known about physics, astronomy, and cosmology are unraveled by
Starting Point: The Oracle
"You are truly blessed. Sagan is one of the greatest and wisest prophets."
Inspiration Gallery 1601 – Elite: Dangerous
The thing that's really striking about Elite: Dangerous is how good looking it is. A few
Starting Point: The Drifter
Luca stared at the unconscious figure lying next to him. The man wore a purple desert
Starting Point: Ape-pience
Able Spacechimp Lancelot Muggs was working the problem. 'Always work the problem,' he thought as he
Starting Point: Auld Lang Syne
As he drunkenly swayed in the general vicinity of the urinal, Mark heard the DJ say
Featured Story: Twas the Night…
Counselor Ransom, of the Terran Diplomatic Corps stepped forward to greet the ambassador from the Re'na
Inspiration Gallery #1215
This month's inspiration gallery features the artwork of the indomitable Sparth!
What had gone wrong? How had the Cerberus found me? Had Samuel betrayed me? I couldn't
Starting Point: Goat Night
The god Pan was once again being worshipped, thousands of light years from Earth.
Featured Story: G-G-Ghosts
“Ghosts?” O’Kelly inquired. “Why the tanj would Astute warn us ‘bout some fairytale monsters?”
Six-word Science Fiction Stories
Recently on our Facebook page (and the sci fi writers group) we asked you to come
Starting Point: The Hydrocarbon Boom
Winston moved along the pumping platform's superstructure, made more difficult by his environsuit. "Damn hose!" he