Gracie's great-grandmother, Jubilee Paris, takes her out to the garden to plant seeds... and listen for her dead great-grandfather. Little does Gracie know that her dear old Gran-J isn't quite as addle-brained as people think.Read More
Driven to succeed, Dr. Mayra Nash is fixated on her research work to the point of having no outside life beyond the lab. A colleague suggests some no-strings-attached companionship, and refers Dr. Nash to an android service that provides exactly what she needs: Aleksander, a beautiful specimen of a robotic man designed to fulfill where his human counterparts have failed.Read More
Dishonorably discharged from the Federation military fleet, Okai Han resigns herself to a position aboard a freelance vessel as the Communications Officer. The discordant crew is about as put together as the ship itself: just barely. A once in a lifetime opportunity presents itself to the vagabond captain, and it's all that Officer Han can do to make it out alive with her sanity intact.Read More
A dense layer of toxic cloud cover has prevented sunlight from reaching the earth in over a hundred years. For those in the Midwest, acres of sterile farmland have been converted to fields of battery banks, and each farm is responsible for obtaining a quota of energy collected by solar-paneled electric planes. The pilots are called sunscrapers and they are the only ones to see the untarnished sky.
A small girl’s palm pressed flat against the glass; two rows of delicate cups suctioned in greeting on the other side. Olivia swayed gently, back and forth, invisible to most during the lazy hours of the afternoon at the aquarium. Swaying too, Oscar let his remaining tentacles float freely while his great mantle moved in…Read More
All are welcome in Auntie Hima’s grove. Heavy-limbed fir and cedar trees line the quiet glade while a bubbling creek plays along one edge. The dense forest acts as a buffer against the outside world, giving comfort to those who need it most. Crestfallen and alone, Gamma sought Auntie Hima’s grove.Read More