Pick Your Teeth With My Bones by Carrie Newberry

She has a tail. Normal is relative.

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Bad Rock Beat Down by Michael Prelee

The starship repossession agents of Milky Way Repo are sent to the desolate settlement of Bad Rock to retrieve a vessel. Once there, they become entangled with a notorious thug running a smuggling operation for the Syndicate. Struggling to do the right thing while trying to complete their job, things go seriously awry with deadly consequences.

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The Last Iteration by Mel Arthur

The only way to learn about your enemy is to die with your enemy.

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Tooth and Talon by Alex Hernandez

Oya recklessly swung at number one and missed her completely. They were ridiculously quick, and she wished she’d been better trained in hand-to-hand combat. She honestly didn’t know what the hell she was doing.

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Yesterday’s Savior by Keith Bliss

By the year 2075 most of the western world has converted to the religion of the Church of the Second Coming. From its humble beginnings, as the figure of Christ began to appear all around the globe, the Church has grown to achieve absolute world power. But rumors surround the Church of the Second Coming, and hint, like so many regimes before it, of deeply held secrets and the use of brutal power to quiet ‘those who oppose.’

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The Link Boy by Michael Martineck

Our post-government future has no laws, but plenty of right and wrong.

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The Honorable Eddy
by Kirsten Weiss

“There’s a lot I’ll do for my country—face hostile Indians, battle sinister occultists and mechanical contraptions, even lay down my life. But the Honorable Eduardo Alberto Del Castillo Cabeza de Vaca had me about beat. ”

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Wild Card by Dover Whitecliff

Lady Kenna Wolfesdaughter, the Superspy with the Clockwork Eye, steps out on the town to find the one person who can decipher the riddle of the Wild Card before chaos reigns.

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A Taste of Empty by Dorian Graves

An essay by Jonah Greenwich, as provided by Dorian Graves
Originally published in Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2015

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