March 14, 2017

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He’d been getting underground CRISPR treatments for years. Maybe his new friends didn’t suspect, but I knew Elray back in the 90s, when I was in high school and he was pushing 40. He should have been in his late 70s, but with a full head of jet black hair and athletic build, he looked younger than when I hung out with him. Plus he had to be eight inches taller. He was all brilliant white smiles as he walked up to me in his signature black tuxedo, through the crowd of retro-punks and retro-mods.

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How the Earth Got Fixed

February 22, 2014

creeky spider

On Tes’russ, there is but one sentient life form, the uss. There are, however a vast number of diverse organisms that form a complex, interdependent ecological matrix. One of those organisms is the creeky spider. It’s not a spider in the Earth sense of the species, but it looks enough like a small yellow, white and orange spider that humans mistook it for one when they first came across it. It makes a creeky sound when it walks, thus its name. Nobody on Earth paid enough attention to realize that the creeky spider was spearheading an alien invasion.

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Time Spotting

January 28, 2014

ghost trains

Train Station Observation Decks (TSODs) are strange places. Because they have been built to observe all time streams, you can often find people sitting there for hours, watching departed loved ones board trains at various times in the past. It’s hard not to get emotional when you see a father pointing out “Mommy” to a 4-year-old as they watch reruns of her boarding from before a tragic accident or illness.

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March 11, 2013

I dunno why, but a sic-fi story idea popped into my head the other day and needed to be written down. Here’s the synopsis. If you want to pay me millions of dollars for the screen play, you know where to leave a comment!



In 2016, Ibrahim and Sandrine Barry discovered a cheap and easy method to extend animal life indefinitely. Knowing that the release of this information would quickly lead to an unimaginable population explosion accompanied by mass starvation and destruction of the planet, they kept their secret for over a decade, refusing even to extend the lives of Ibrahim’s parents, whom they watched die. Ibrahim and Sandrine also believed it would be unethical to take the mortality cure themselves.

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