Category Archives: Sci-Fi

War of the Worlds 2020

  H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds has become the apt metaphor for our times. In it the alien invaders from Mars, invincible to all of our traditional military power, are finally stopped by microscopic bacteria. That situation is not … Continue reading

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Why Humans?

There is no question that for the long term preservation of the human species it is necessary that we develop interstellar space travel. But what is the importance of preserving the human race? Why are humans so special? Is the … Continue reading

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Mind Your Mother’s Words

“Finish up your lompers Beck, ya don’t want to waste the good farmer’s hard work.” Beck looked at his plate and decided to get it over fast, shoveling in two huge forkfuls of flatcakes before leaving the table. Outside, Freddy … Continue reading

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On a Lithium Kiss

He walked to the door, his wife following behind him. He turned and they kissed. He knew it would be the last one they would have. He looked back at her again while walking to the car. She smiled and … Continue reading

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