Sunday Shorts—As Long as it Takes to Make the World by Gabriela Santiago

This story, from People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction, leaves the reader with quite a few questions, but honestly it's done so well I didn't mind not having all the pieces. It's set sometime after the world has ended—destroyed? ruined?—but begins with a small group of farmers who seem to be labouring with technology from … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—As Long as it Takes to Make the World by Gabriela Santiago

Friday Flash Fics — Greater Good (Part Seven)

Still behind on Friday Flash Fics, and continue to catch-up. “Greater Good” tells the ongoing story of the other side of “Lesser Evil,” which was was a super-villain story about a telepath named Tristan Edwards, who could not only read minds but could force people to do (and even believe) whatever he wanted them to. That … Continue reading Friday Flash Fics — Greater Good (Part Seven)

Sunday Shorts—Increasing Police Visibility, by Bogi Takács

Oh, Queers Destroy Science Fiction. So many of the stories are frustratingly dark or depressing, and while I can't say "Increasing Police Visibility" is uplifting, it was one of the most clever science fiction stories I've ever read, and I mean that as the highest compliment. It uses actual math, explained through a character who … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Increasing Police Visibility, by Bogi Takács