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Going Freight : a short story by: GF Willmetts

March 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Going Freight   : a short story by: GF Willmetts

It was all a matter of balance, so the TransCom literature read. I wish I’d remembered that before I got to the teleportation station with a rush appointment to Australia. Oh, I remembered some things. If you wanted to do a teleportation exchange, then you needed to have someone at the destination with similar weight […]

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A Solar Flare For Work: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

February 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Solar Flare For Work: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

‘Play the game, Mr….er…Jones. Lay flat on the centrifuge and let the force over-whelm you.’ Chris Lancier looked up. He was sitting cross-legged on the centrifuge as it spun at close to 10G. Reaching out, he could see into the space controller’s eyes and waved. Yuri Gorlov had been the biggest problem since he’d arrived […]

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Charm Offensive : a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

January 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Charm Offensive   : a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

‘We were only supposed to be back-up. How did we get elevated to first position?’ Eddie Martyr complained. ‘Chris had a priority call to Russia.’ ‘More important than saving a Vampiri?’ ‘It needs his particular talent.’ Rhyma Penhalligan adjusted her jacket as they approached the gate and showed her security pass to a guard before […]

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A Phone Call Or Not With Erwin Schrödinger : a little flash fiction or not by: GF Willmetts.

January 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Phone Call Or Not With Erwin Schrödinger  : a little flash fiction or not by: GF Willmetts.

  ‘Hello, this is Erwin Schrödinger. I am out at the moment. Equally, I might also be here. Please let your phone ring or not three times before I decide whether or not I am here.’   (c) GF Willmetts 2016

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Solid State: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

November 29, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Solid State: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

Sara Seeker walked out onto the runway, oblivious to the aircraft taking off and landing on the nearby runways. She sat down cross-legged as an aircraft took off over her head, barely ruffling her spiky red hair. She briefly scanned. The pilot was telling the tower of her presence but told she was part of […]

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Future Justice: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

November 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Future Justice: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

Fugee de LaMorossi looked on as the speck of the island grew ever larger as the boat drew near. Definitely not a tropical paradise but not totally bleak neither. With aircraft forbidden to even get within a hundred miles of the island and a sophisticated jamming system to block any missile attack, this was a […]

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Angels In Demand (a Limbo City story) by GF Willmetts.

October 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Angels In Demand (a Limbo City story) by GF Willmetts.

Parties were never this quiet, even for a surprise entrance, Detective Inspector John Lander thought, as he barged into the designated room where a squad was supposed to be celebrating. Looking down the barrel of a gun as he was quickly frisked but kept quiet as he assessed the situation and stilted his surprise. This […]

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A Horror Story On Snuffworld: a story by: GF Willmetts

August 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
A Horror Story On Snuffworld:    a story by: GF Willmetts

‘I’m not well, Mistress Morbrondo,’ the Grand Emperor Borro declared looking downtrodden. The glamour of his royal palace not even cheering his demeanour. ‘I do forensic medicine,’ Jumpee replied. ‘I’m not a doctor.’ ‘But you are qualified in medical practice?’ ‘Yes, but…’ ‘Indulge me. Unlike my medical staff you will not say anything to appease […]

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Times They Are A-Changing : a story time with a difference by: GF Willmetts

August 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Times They Are A-Changing    :    a story time with a difference by: GF Willmetts

The space launch wasn’t from Earth but from lunar orbit, briefly using the Earth itself for the slingshot to pass Mars and the Asteroid Belt before initiating the star-drive, which could only work at maximum thrust, and Fellowship Two was away. We could only watch from Earth but Newton would have been proud of the […]

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Who Wants To Live Forever? tapes by: GF Willmetts (short story)

June 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Who Wants To Live Forever?    tapes by: GF Willmetts   (short story)

‘I’m going to keep a recording of our conversation in case anything is brought to issue later. It will also demonstrate that you were not under any duress or other issues. Is that OK?’ ‘Sure. It protects both of us.’ ‘You’re an unusual case, Mr. Glade. A few generations ago, people would have given anything […]

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