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The Perfect Professional: a Realworlder story by: GF Willmetts.

November 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Perfect Professional: a Realworlder story by: GF Willmetts.

From her vantage point in the clock tower, Cheena Chase sighted her sniper-scope telescopic sight down into the plaza. She adjusted the setting to compensate for the street lights in the late evening. An hour ago she received back a text message accepting her application for a multiple hit and even the weapon to do […]

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Life In The Paradox: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

September 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Life In The Paradox: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

There I was waiting. Not me me, of course, but still me. A younger me. I’m the older me. I think I was fulfilling a paradox. For the time machine to work, I had to return to the past to give myself the information to enable me to complete the time machine so one day […]

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Mary Contrary: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

September 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mary Contrary: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

‘Hello, Mary.’ ‘Hello, Jane.’ ‘How do I look?’ ‘You’ve grown a little.’ ‘I haven’t seen you a few years. Do you remember a friend of mine, Polly Kettle?’ ‘Polly Kettle?’ <<She taught me a mental trick. Can you still hear me?>> ‘Yes.’ It had taken three days to get that far. The opening lesson had […]

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Cinderbrella Or What If The Shoe Didn’t Fit : a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

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Cinderbrella Or What If The Shoe Didn’t Fit :  a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

There were some times that Polly Kettle was glad that she left her team behind when she did a reconnaissance. More so in the steampunk reality Max had placed them in. Still a message was a message. A personal invitation card to a gala ball for her upper class alias, a royal ball at that […]

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Schedule: a very short story by: GF Willmetts.

June 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Schedule: a very short story by: GF Willmetts.

‘Kathy-Jo? What’s my schedule for this week?’ ‘The usual, Mr. President.’ ‘With who? Any long time out of the office.’ ‘You’re in Washington all this week, sir.’ ‘No emergency summits?’ ‘Only if you plan any international embargoes.’ ‘Not this week. I’ve covered all my election promises now, haven’t I?’ ‘Only a few minor ones left, […]

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The Aladdin Box: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

June 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Aladdin Box: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

Farday Lumo held in her glee. It had taken a long search and many caves, levering the slab out of the way and she now had found the legendary Aladdin Box. It wasn’t actually a box, at least on Earth. It looked more like an oil lamp, like the one from the Aladdin story, hence […]

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Backwater Planet: a short story by GF Willmetts.

April 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Backwater Planet: a short story by GF Willmetts.

When we sent out generation starships, we don’t expect to see them come back. More so, this was one of the earliest ones. Didn’t even have humans on-board. Just a contingent of primates. Chimpanzees in fact. Bonobos if you want to be precise. A space-buoy had signalled when it was 300 years out to say […]

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A Hardliner On Snuffworld : a story by: GF Willmetts

April 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
A Hardliner On Snuffworld   :   a story by: GF Willmetts

  ‘WHY HAVE I BEEN CALLED?’ Chief Detective Llanbasah Caddoasec’s boomed, looking down at the two detectives. The Granolan towered over the two detectives, holding a megaphone in his hand. He had seen it being used on an Earther film where everyone listened to its authority. ‘A conflict of murders,’ Detective Inspector Baratty Rabatty replied. […]

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The Stone Killer : a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

March 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Stone Killer  :  a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

Who fears her the most? Those she’s been asked to protect or the person she’s been asked to apprehend? Like the daughter of death that she represented, she stalked through the streets unfearing in the poor light. Late in the evening, other than herself, only the drunks and the prossies, looking for a hook, patrolled […]

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Travel Class : a story by: GF Willmetts

February 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Travel Class : a story by: GF Willmetts

It’s a dream of everyone to fly in space. No matter the price. But who can afford first or business class? Yeah, you get your own custom spacesuit but you only really need that for EVA. The passenger unit is pressurised so why pay for the extra you aren’t likely to use? You also get […]

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