Short Stories

The Memory Of Justice

In the future, mankind outlawed capital punishment. Instead, the worst convicts had their memories erased and new personalities implanted. Then the authorities set them up in a far-away place and left them to live out their lives. This process worked well, to everyone’s approval.

Except for the families of the victims.

The Memory Of Justice earned an Honorable Mention from the L. Ron Hubbard Writers Of The Future Contest.

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Brother In Law, Brother In Blood

A great hero can come from a humble past. Great love can bloom from the embers of conflict. And sometimes the two can happen at the same time, to the near ruin of both.



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Who Ate My Sock?

A single sock missing from the wash – the source of universal frustration and untold family bickering.

Justine never gave thought to what happened to those missing socks, and where they went. Until the day her mother sent her into the basement to change a load of laundry, and she learned the terrifying truth behind it all.


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First Blood

First Blood (600x900Intelligence told High Command that the Mar Tabban, arch-enemies of the Citizens’ Army, had moved into the territory garrisoned by Larian’s Regiment. In response, the Regimental Commander sent the scouts of B Company, Larian’s unit, out to locate the enemy intruders. On his first operational assignment with his unit, the scouts of B Company, Larian must overcome inexperience and his own fear and uncertainty to get the information his Regiment needs to emerge victorious.


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The Blob On the Rock

The Blob On The Rock

A team of scientists on an exploration mission makes an astounding discovery: a new form of life, one that is born, lives, and dies in the vacuum of space.Curiosity piqued, the scientists decide to investigate the strange creatures.

But new discoveries can also bring new dangers, and they quickly discover there is more to these creatures than they initially thought.

The Blob On The Rock earned an Honorable Mention from the L. Ron Hubbard Writers Of The Future Contest.

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Lords of the Remnant

Aliens strike at the Centauri colony, overrunning it completely.  Then, sooner than anyone imagined they could, they arrived at Earth to continue their conquest.  An infantryman, certain resistance is futile, nevertheless deploys with his unit to fight against the first wave of invaders.  As his comrades die around him and all hope seems lost, he finds the courage to fight on, but is confronted with a choice that will not only affect his own future, but that of all mankind as well.

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Measuring Up
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Larian Elesir, a young recruit in the Citizens’ Army (and the main character from How NOT To Rescue A Damsel In Distress), arrives at his first post. Eager to join the war effort, he is nonetheless nervous in his new environment and worried about setting a foot wrong. During his first day in camp, his new companions put him through his paces as they both learn who he is and teach him the basics he’ll need to survive in his job in the army.

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A Chat Before Dinner

A record of a Zombie’s rant about the trials and tribulations of his life as a dis-respected member of the Undead.  His rant centers around humans’ inherent racism, and he attempts to cajole his human listener into understanding his point of view.

Darkly humorous and snarky, this story paints a new picture of a Zombie’s life.

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Falling Softly
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An assassin and his partner embark on the biggest job of their careers. The payment if they succeed is enough to set them up for life, potentially allowing the assassin to get out of the business and finally live a normal life.

But even succeeding in a high profile job like this carries its own danger.

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How NOT to Rescue a Damsel in Distress
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Bandits stabbed Larian’s father and kidnapped his girl. Confident in his freshly-learned swordsmanship, Larian set out to track them down, avenge his father, and rescue his first damsel in distress.

Things did not exactly go as planned.


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