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The Subject-What Happened

A.E.G.I.S. REPORT # 89H6-7XK-9G LOCATION: REDACTED PROJECT: November Delta Beta DATE: November 7th, 20XX BROWN: Do you require any medical attention? AARONOVITCH: What do you think? BROWN: I’m required to ask as part of this debriefing. AARONOVITCH: I’m fine, any … Continue reading

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The Subject-Morning Round-Up

NCN (National Cable Network) News Round-Up With Rebecca Howitt (Transcript) 11:15:00 AM EST DATE: October, 28th, 20XX HOWITT: Welcome back. Super-powers are real but that’s not the story everyone is talking about. Charles Ramirez, claims that not only did the … Continue reading

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The Subject-Interview

CR Interview 8:00 AM MST DATE: October, 28th, 20XX (AS BROADCAST WORLDWIDE) FEINBERG: Morning. I’m Debra Feinberg but the thing everyone is talking, texting, tweeting, and posting about was the footage we just watched. One of the two people featured … Continue reading

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The Subject-REDACTED

A.E.G.I.S. REPORT # 89H6-76H LOCATION: XXXXXXXXXX-XXXXXX PROJECT: November Delta Alpha DATE: October, 27th, 20XX (Portions of this conversation have been redacted for reasons of security) BROWN: Good morning REDACTED. X: Is it? BROWN: All things considered, I’d say yes. X: … Continue reading

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The Subject Returns

A little over four years ago, I began this serialized story. For reasons I cannot remember, I never finished it. Perhaps I was blocked or found something else that inspired my imagination. Honestly, I can’t recall. But I have returned … Continue reading

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The Cottage

This week I’m looking back in time, by sharing something I wrote for an English class when I was fifteen years old. If you enjoy it, you can thank my mother for saving this. If you don’t, blame me for … Continue reading

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You Think So?

“It’s not that difficult,” he insisted. She took a large potato and began to slice it. “Isn’t it?” she replied. He sighed and said, “It is if you make it that way.” “Hand me that bowl.” She swept the potato … Continue reading

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First Contract

It is a known fact that humanity made first contact with extra-terrestrials on June 13th, 20XX when an enormous spacecraft appeared over the United Nations Secretariat Building, and a group of twelve alien delegates spoke to the Earth, inviting us … Continue reading

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Ensign’s Log

Ensign Edward Park’s Personal Log-StarDate 8720.73 I have been tasked with transporting Atlas, favorite pet of Captain Buhle of the U.S.S. Centurion. While some of my shipmates have dismissed this is as a dull errand, I see this as an … Continue reading

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Striking Six Again

Having just finished a very long piece, novel-length in fact, I find myself wanting to write shorter things. So I’m returning to the shortest form I know of, the six-word story. Think of it as a pallet cleanser, like an … Continue reading

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