Friday Flash Fics — Greater Good (Part Eight)

Today's Friday Flash Fics, continues to play catch-up, but at this point I'm going to stop apologizing because it's silly. I seem to be capable of every-other-week right now, and that's okay. So that's likely what it'll be for a while. (Also, fun-fact for this entry: yep, it could have been Mel Gibson). “Greater Good” tells … Continue reading Friday Flash Fics — Greater Good (Part Eight)

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