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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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Konrad picked up his lance. When the judge gave the signal, he aimed his weapon at his adversary and opened the valve that allowed the steam to flow into the piston. His armored motorcycle shot out across the tiltyard seeking to ram Baron von Kobell
- Length: 29 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Mrs. Hatch-Mallard takes her rivalry with Mrs. Dole into the realm of the supernatural.
- Length: 6 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 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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A disturbing vision of the afterlife as a killer is executed by lethal injection.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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A classic satirical look at consumerism. On the morning of June 15th, Guy Burckhardt wakes up screaming.
- Length: 34 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Taking in my garden, the wild space surrounding it, full of Spanish grasses and the song of a meadowlark echoing over it, I realized, not for the first time, that I had been very fortunate in the place I lived as a child, some forty years before.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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A classic satirical look at consumerism. On the morning of June 15th, Guy Burckhardt wakes up screaming.
- Length: 34 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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I deliberately shot to death Laurence Connaught. So they mean to execute me. Especially because Laurence Connaught had saved my life.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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"I can't make it sound more enticing than that," the doctor sighed from behind his desk, dispirited, but Lubanzi was hooked on the idea. A caring robot sounded cool, and it would help him live in his apartment in Claremont again.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Konrad picked up his lance. When the judge gave the signal, he aimed his weapon at his adversary and opened the valve that allowed the steam to flow into the piston. His armored motorcycle shot out across the tiltyard seeking to ram Baron von Kobell
- Length: 29 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
I would be staring past the characters at the painted background. Faraway hills and tall summer trees against a wide horizon. What was there?
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Taking in my garden, the wild space surrounding it, full of Spanish grasses and the song of a meadowlark echoing over it, I realized, not for the first time, that I had been very fortunate in the place I lived as a child, some forty years before.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
You won't find me on any map either. I, too, have been buried, not by Tarmac and sand, but by time and indifference.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Through clouds of smoke, his blue eyes examined the ladies and gentlemen in front of him. They all looked hard at work, and he smiled at their naiveness, then chuckled, which turned into a coughing fit.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
With her degrees in neuroscience and engineering, and her specializations in prosthetics and robotics, she was more than capable of producing a pair of mechanical ears that would replicate the abilities of true human ones.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
If we had any hope of returning with even a shred of sanity, we’d need to try as best we could to keep a solid sleep schedule.
- Length: 5 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
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
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