sciencefiction

Let’s Talk About Fantasy

Fantasy is an exciting and tedious genre to explore. Most times fantasy is stereotyped as a story that has evil troll-like creatures, elves that hold nature near and dear to their hearts, a hero who is flawless, magical interventions, and most likely if humans are involved they are destroying something. While some of the common […]

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Time Crawlers: Stories From a Parallel Universe

Varun Sayal “These stories are events that my brain somehow tapped into and captured in detail. Let me know if your unconscious mind visited the same universes as mine.” Time Crawlers: Stories From A Parallel Universe is a collection of six short science fiction stories. The stories do not lack action, advanced technology, or mythology but […]

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A Matter of Nurture

August von Orth “Lucrezia Borgia was a sociopath, no surprise, right? But there’s also a theory that Joan of Arc was a version of one. Their different upbringings made one a saint and the other a serial killer.” I am taking a mini break from Time’s 100 Best YA to visit a short story. Short […]

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Children of the Forgotten

Charles Franklin “The women begged the men to come back and help the people that needed them. They wept and cursed…then wept some more. But they never prayed.” “Juilo’s words about the outside world returned to him: It rained fire. Beast came from the sea. Everything changed.” Children of the Forgotten is something I easily […]

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