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While on a voyage to a remote archipelago, the narrator is overcome by a premonition of evil. But the ship's captain pays no attention.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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In the southeast region of the plains of Buenos Aires, you might come across the Cubelli Lagoon, known as the "Lake of the Dancing Alligator."
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man drinks a magic potion and sleeps through the American Revolution. Classic reworking of a European folk-tale.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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When the cold has settled deep in your bones ...
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man stands on a railroad bridge; his wrists are bound with a chord, a rope encircles his neck. This story was adapted into the most popular ever episode of The Twighlight Zone.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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In a devastated world, a group of men travel to New York, with something special in a suitcase.
- Length: 51 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Returing home with a copy of Lethal Weapon IV under one arm, Katherine is surprised to find her sister waiting in the living room - especially since she has been dead for eight years.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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Are halter-tops and half price Bermudas part of the grand design?
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: 18
5 Stars
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What is art? And who decides? The artist or the critic?
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A frightened railway signal-man is plagued by premonitions of distasters.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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“I know.” He gently brushed the hair from her face. “It’s a nice dream, but it’s not me.”
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
And the last time he’d feel his heart thumping, which it was doing in spades. From dread? Excitement? Both, he supposed. Like a bungee jumper. Yes, the ultimate jump. Down, down, down, then up forever. A phoenix from the ashes.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
They wanted to believe. And they certainly weren’t going to deny their son every advantage for his future.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
When Yoana Hernandez decided to become a psychiatrist she never imagined one day her patients would be artificial intelligence.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Ed slammed through the front door and looked wildly around the tavern. “Quick! What year is this?”
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
The end of the world tends to have a negative impact on the motivation to complete one’s daily chores.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Set in a futuristic world where the American dream is dead, and corporations are the new government. Ren, a spy for Lone Star Oil and Heavy Industries is tasked with a dangerous mission.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
In the future, food is boring. Or, perhaps not.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
The whole exospecimen idea started the night Moses Garcia was bitten by an echidna shrew in his sleep.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
People aren’t as good at dying as you might think.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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