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The Thousand Century War: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Thousand Century War: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

I don’t know how many times that I’ve watched the footage. Digital preservation ensured it survived the centuries. An alien object was spotted heading into the Solar System and a space mission diverted to rendezvous with it. The discovery that it was a weapon of war than of peace shook everyone. Whoever the aliens were, […]

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Mister 2 Per Cent: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

September 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mister 2 Per Cent: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

I looked down at the fallen landscape that once upon a time I would have called my home planet Earth. What was a few centuries compared to an invitation to an alien world? I’d gone with open arms. Relativity is was it was. I’d aged only a few years but several centuries on Earth. I […]

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Alien Roots : a short story by: GF Willmetts

July 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien Roots  :  a short story by: GF Willmetts

From space, our Earth looks a delightful blue from the oceans with a touch of green from the vegetation. It doesn’t show the effects of how we badly polluted it with plastics and other assorted materials that we are slowly sorting out. With all of that distracting us, the discovery of an interstellar message board […]

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A Few Nips In History : a short story by: GF Willmetts

June 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
A Few Nips In History  :  a short story by: GF Willmetts

You know how it is. People think werewolves are monsters. They even fortified the myths against us. As if we need a full moon to become…well, large, hairy, teeth and claws. It’s just a lot easier to wander around at night and grab the odd meal. Hey, you can’t accuse me of not eating the […]

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This Side Of Hell: a story by: GF Willmetts.

June 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
This Side Of Hell: a story by: GF Willmetts.

I am Schrödinger’s ghost. Well, not really him but his living theory. I got hit by a car and an inch from having my head run over by one of its wheels. In some other reality, someone pretty much like me had his head flattened and seriously dead. I was the lucky one. I also […]

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Pregnancy Paws: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

May 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pregnancy Paws: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

‘For a reality that isn’t stanya…stable, it’s lasting a long time’, MacKensie commented, watching Callane Oberon eat her diet of grubs. Her knack for finding restaurants that could feed them both also ensured he had a descent steak and vegetables so he couldn’t complain. He was nursing a black eye after interrupting a mugging. Callane […]

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Moxie : a short story by: GF Willmetts

March 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Moxie   :  a short story by: GF Willmetts

I studied the gravestone. The words give my master John’s name and the length of his life but anything else is a touch of algae now as I’ve waited so long. Not in the way humans do it, my sense of smell was more acute than that. The gravestone was only a pointer. Below me […]

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The Legend Of The Moppi: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

March 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Legend Of The Moppi: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

‘This your pet?’ I squinted up at the local law in the smoke-filled room. I had a good hand for suspense poker, too. I looked down at his scan-plate and the permit card. A detective. I wasn’t surprised. It was the Moppi. It had caught up with me again. ‘Not my pet. He just follows […]

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Seeking Alone: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

February 3, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Seeking Alone: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

‘What’s the offence, Constable?’ ‘We thought she was a vagrant but she was carrying a selection of ID cards, Sarge, including one for the Met. All with a selection of names. We think she’s a courier of some sort. She was found collapsed in a shop but not burglary. Must have been locked in over […]

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A Quiz Show On Snuffworld: a Snuffworld story by: GF Willmetts.

January 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
A Quiz Show On Snuffworld:  a Snuffworld story by: GF Willmetts.

Detective Inspector Baratty Rabatty watched the quiz show, ‘Call My Death’, clearly unimpressed. The quizmaster showed a lot of teeth with obvious false smiles, even when it came to the losers being walked off to be eliminated by the hostess, the smile kept beaming. He hadn’t even bothered to learn their names before the purge. […]

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