Category Archives: Satire

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In a break from our scheduled programming, here’s a short story prompted by this innocuous tweet from freelance journalist and writer Mic Wright. Advertisements

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Food Chain

Michael is a peasant, and dreams of one day becoming a mighty knight of The Order. The annual Games provides an opportunity, but does he have what it takes to be a dragonslayer?

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Planet of the Amazons

Captain Macintyre is about to live the dream of every starship captain since the dawn of space exploration and make “first contact” with a race of beautiful alien women. But is everything all it seems?

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Veni, Vidi, Erupti

Sasha is Professor Coltrane’s new lab assistant. He’s an (apparently) great man who believes he was born in the wrong era and who intends to put that right.

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Happy Ending

They call it the world’s oldest profession, but Inspector Sidney has had enough of playing nice with the women he has to question.

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Cause and Effect

Time travel is a risky endeavour. Josh made one little mistake and has been trying to fix it ever since, but causality is always a complicated business.

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Pixie

In a doctor’s waiting room, a boy is waiting for a girl to fix him and give his life some meaning. Things are rarely quite so simple though.

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