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Professor Fluvius’s Palace by Paul Di Filippo

Overview: In a steampunk Boston, the strange bath house populated with gorgeous women served as a conduit for plots galore. From prolific, genre-breaking writer Paul Di Filippo’s Wikiworld, this short story is one of a set of mind-bending tales of humanity’s alternate pasts, all too recognizable present, and far-flung futures. …

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Chasing the Dragon by Nicholas Kaufmann

Overview: Centuries ago, St. George fought and killed a dragon or so the legend goes. The truth is somewhat different. George failed in his mission, and the Dragon still walks the Earth, protected by an undead army, hiding in the shadows and slaughtering men, women, and children for its prey. …

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The Quokka Menace By Hercules Bantas

Overview: Metho was the leader of the Crew, a band of outlaws who plied their trade on the mean streets of Rosetown, and he wasn’t happy. The streets were changing. Gentrification had come to Rosetown, and the place was filling up with weird, aspirational property speculators. They came. They saw. …

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Traveling the Lost Road by Aaron Lee Yeager

Overview: She had everything she had ever wanted. Marinette is a professional avatar. Before her there was no such thing, so she made it up. With her cutting-edge cybernetic implants, she can stream her experiences directly to her audience, allowing them to savor everything she feels precisely as if they …

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