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by Howard Jones
In aftermath of The Great Fall, as depicted in O, Wow, the United States become "Untied" and in a riverside remnant of old New Orleans known as Nola, a young tech struggles to unravel how he came to be condemned as a recog to the ANX penal lattice.
“Recogs would accommodate whatever was on offer.They picked up trash for the city.They chased tourist tips.They served the wealthy and powerful as personal body servant... more
by Roger Chappell
Carrying on from the short story 'Time Twist'
It's now 2052.
Isaac used to be an ordinary guy. But then things started happening, and he found he was part of an exclusive group of people who have the ability to time travel at will. They call themselves 'Time Slicers'.
But Isaac is different to the others. His abilities keep growing, which helps when confronted by the 'Cleaners'. Then he discovers the power of a single moment, and why it holds the ... more
by B.A. BellecIn the year 2040, a mysterious creature is unleashed at the world's biggest music festival... “Bellec's descriptions are phenomenal, brutal, and heart-stopping. There were parts that made my skin crawl, but I couldn't tear my eyes away. . . I needed more!” - Jessica Scurlock, Author of the Pretty Lies Series & Pulse Beta Reader Pulse is a multi-POV dystopian sci-fi horror thriller set in 2040, centered around a corporation, a creature, and a music festival. Think Fyre Festival, Black Mi... more
by Rebecca M. ZornowThe war against aliens is over. Earth lost—and humans are nearly extinct… Arwen Cruz watched her parents, brother, and sister die in an endless war. As the last surviving soldier in her battalion, she staggers out of a bombed-out military base and heads north. Arwen’s ready to leave the alien strongholds—and the lost cause of fighting them—far behind. She makes it to the deadly wilderness of the Rocky Mountains only to battle starvation instead of invaders. Marah Bennett finds Arwen and su... more
by Angel BrynnerYou never know what aspect of you is going to be the key until it is opening the door you need. No matter the direction you go battles are waiting, above or below. And the audacity to move as though endowed with grace is blasphemy in Hell. In other words: Being saved doesn't stop shit... but it gives you access to weaponry never bested in the bowels of Heaven or Hell on Earth. ...What rifts are you ready to roar through to save and honor the aspects most importan... more
by Angel Brynner"Can anyone else see besides her and me?" Anukai & Gabryl struggle to the surfaces of worlds 100% worse when they get back to them. So much has changed but nothing will be looked at the same ever again. As adults around them are crushed by the brutalities of life an oddly-familiar light shines out. Is the place they used to run and hide somehow hidden in hell on earth and seeping out of those on the brink of death and dying nearby? Or is this just another rudimentary trap designed to de... more
by N. Matthias Moore
At the start of 2086, tech-conglomerate Delphi Corp. slips into an alternate reality where an ancient war between Reptilians & Greys threatens to destroy Earth. The firm’s supercomputer software is malfunctioning and when business tycoon & CEO Ellis Bartram realizes their blunder people around the country are already dead. The battle brewing on the other side pits Reptilians named Yhemlen – and Greys – against each other for survival. As the economic crisis worsens, a classi... more
by Angel BrynnerA little girl who can turn wounds to water climbs through a mirror to help a broken boy break free. But in the world of their wildest dreams the nightmares of Above pick up on the scents of those scheduled for slaughter Below...and all hell breaks loose. Something has to die for inner worlds to EXIST.
by Angel BrynnerErebus: Where Hope is dragged to die. Or Fight for its right to life. It’s a particular shade of Hades just under the surface of Earth, sometimes as close as right beneath the skin we live and breathe in. It’s the haggard truth hidden behind picket fences, buried under prize-winning rosebushes, at its brightest when your spirit wants to die, wildest when the blood starts to go cold. It is the seat of all the negatives, the home of every nefarious intent after you … the ghostly whisper o... more
by Angel BrynnerNothing really matters until clarity becomes King. Every tyranny ends. And History is always written by the victors until the victims rise up and wipe the slate clean. Those that benefit from you betraying yourself\twill never cheer your rising up. Which is why there will be blood. What are you willing to crawl through to break out what is trapped within you? Send out the signal… end transmission… Then GET-OUT …If\tyou can.
by Angel Brynner“Within your children lay my judgment against you.” Even in specially crafted hells there can be respite…asylums crammed full of\tAWOLs [Adaptives, Awares, Latents], POWs and Moles struggling with the dawning reality that things that happened “to” you can also end “through” you. You may be broken and buried underground but you are freed by a dawning truth: The new, numbed out normal\texists in no light. How do you fight what is designed to blank while it baby-sits? Eradicate the virus v... more
by Angel Brynner
Artyo Jaymes is one of them.
In the near future, one of the walking wounded (the so-called ‘survivors’ of a 21st century media induced child abuse epidemic that cannibalized her generation) that barely escaped familial madness is dragged back home to settle the score once and for all, come hell or supernatural high water.
When an established order prospers due to things done to its weakest
in the dark, getting away will not be enough.
Time for the Override.<... more
by Emma ShelfordSea monsters have no place in modern science. Try telling them that. Corrie loves being a marine biologist, even if research money is a constant struggle. But studying sea anemones isn’t as ground-breaking as the mermaid she saw. She can’t tell anyone—one slip of her overactive tongue, and Corrie’s career would tank faster than a submarine. When mysterious free diver Zeballos offers her his ship to collect samples, cash-strapped Corrie eagerly sets sail. A bizarre fish jumps over the bow, ... more
by Jay S. WillisThree thousand years of tradition torn asunder. When the truth comes out, will a hero emerge to pick up the pieces? Dashira Eisenheart takes ultimate comfort in her community. So she’s thrilled when her brother ascends to the coveted order chosen to protect the world from safely sealed-away, millennia-old, dangerous magic. But her faith in her beloved parents’ loyalty cracks after she spies her mother sneaking about town to meet with the enemy. Striving to stay focused on her own academic ... more
by Cory WilcoxJake Hemlock was bounced out of the Bureau of Investigations on Earth so hard he ended up in orbit. Now aboard space station Orbital 4 he makes his living as a private investigator finding lost things and helping those who have nowhere else to turn. A beautiful woman hired Jake and his side kick Maud a centuries old digital construct to find her little sister, an easy case. But before he knows it Jake is in trouble with the mob, the cops and is chasing down the bad guys through the guts of ... more
by Eric P. CaillibotMasc Blackheart, a bloodthirsty warlord, invades Kiynan. The only person standing in his way is Hendrik Stoneworth, a young naïve King. Will he be shrewd enough to repel the attack and save his kingdom? Meanwhile Daimin the Mauve, an ancient Conjurer, escapes from his imprisonment in the spirit world. He raises an army with the intention of taking revenge and conquering the people of Ornland. In a desperate bid to defeat their enemy, the magic Houses of Ornland seek help from their alienat... more