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A Pocketful Of Time: a short story, by GF Willmetts.

March 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
A Pocketful Of Time: a short story, by GF Willmetts.

I never totally believed the letter when it was delivered. The device yes. An inventive gadget that could latch onto neutrinos and create a field that would make time travel possible. I tried it out and it worked. It could only let me put a hand into the future, grope around enough to pull back […]

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A Thought In The Write Place: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

March 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
A Thought In The Write Place: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

I’m one for gadgets. If it’s new, then I want to buy and try it. Hey, in my other life I was a journalist. It’s what we do. This sort of thing becomes a way of life because I wrote about it. Who wouldn’t want a telepathic word processing computer? No typing, just think the […]

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The Animal Of My Animal… a short story by: GF Willmetts.

February 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Animal Of My Animal… a short story by: GF Willmetts.

It should never have happened but it did. I mean, why arm animals? Back in the old days, you go out with a gun and bag an animal. Sometimes for food. Sometimes for its pelt or other parts that you could sell for a profit. Some just killed for trophies or a bag list. The […]

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Out Of The Hutch And Into The Fire: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

January 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Out Of The Hutch And Into The Fire: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

Scobie looked at herself in the shop window. Still a rabbit, even after a second trip in a shape-changing time machine. She played with her ears before picking at one of her teeth and a tiny claw. She looked cute. ‘Sheeesh! You a rabbit.’ Scobie turned around and looked seeing no one and then looked […]

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Mind Games or Scobie In WonderMirrorOzland : a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

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Mind Games  or Scobie In WonderMirrorOzland : a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

A road of gold. A city of verdigris. A nearby forest. Flanolla Scobie thought she was in Wonderland and looked around for the white rabbit. At least she thought it was that rabbit. It could even be a talking lion who could turn biped. Why did he never trip up on his tail? So much […]

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The Problem With Fantasy: an article and story by GF Willmetts.

December 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Problem With Fantasy: an article and story by GF Willmetts.

I might have mentioned in passing over the years that I don’t particularly like fantasy, mostly because it’s so easy to cheat and not explain how things are the way they are. Any fantasy novel or even other media source that can explain its reality in a satisfactory way rather than rely on ‘magic’ and […]

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Chaos Practice: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

November 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Chaos Practice: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

Flanolla Scobie didn’t even bother to look as she crossed the road. She also ignored the chaos of the various horse-driven traffic behind her as they shunted to a halt. She was focused on one individual. She had only listened in to the telepathic traffic discussing which famous person she had to pursue. The chat […]

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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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