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Every One We Get

Every One We Get

Tonight there’s a lunar eclipse. I think we’d be able to see it round here if it weren’t cloudy. I’ve been thinking about this short in connection with eclipses and other events that inspire human beings with superstition. I like this story because it’s both dark and light. It was the old, old story, he […]

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Gap of Dreams

Gap of Dreams

Another reprint/repost from the Daily Cabal, and another favorite of mine. When the human race grew up a bit and got more sense, and matters on Earth were better in hand, we had a chance to look further about the place, just as we had always wanted to:—and when the time was right, making the […]

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The Topaz

The Topaz

This story was originally published Winter Solstice 2009, on the Daily Cabal. Enjoy! It was a great golden topaz. A man in rags carried it in his last pocket across the hundred-year ice, until he came to the watch house at the mountain’s foot. The sentry took him in and gave him soup. “What’s your […]

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