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Wefting the Warp

Wefting the Warp by Mark Webb part 2

Orlando suspected that there had been better starts to a candidate’s bid for mastery. The mutterings of the crowd that had gathered to witness what most thought would be one of the most entertaining hearings in recent times didn’t help his concentration. Master Angelina Wainwright, the most senior Navigator present and chair of this assessment […]

Wefting the Warp

Wefting the Warp by Mark Webb part 1

Shimmering threads hung in the air around Orlando, their colourful arrangement just short of coherence. He twisted and swayed, trained movements designed to align his body and mind with the wormhole generator and bring order to the disarray surrounding him. A sense of anticipation deep in his chest told him that a connection was about […]


MEDS by Aaron Gudmunson part 3

Excerpt from InviroTech Laboratory Report dated 11 Mar 2014. The Mental/Epochal Displacement System will serve two functions. First, the apparatus will implement an O.B.E. (Out of Body Experience) by stimulating and opening all body chakras via electrode contacts, thus artificially producing prime conditions for the projection. Secondly, MEDS will produce a microscopic vacuum as powerful […]


MEDS by Aaron Gudmunson part 2

Time passes faster on a full stomach. That was Hal von Ende’s opinion. He’d spent the time after dinner digging around inside MEDS with a screwdriver and vice grips. When he withdrew, he checked his watch. “I think I have it,” he called. Julianne sat at the other end of the lab, gritting through reams […]


MEDS by Aaron Gudmunson part 1

Excerpt from InviroTech Laboratory Report dated 16 Jan 2014. MEDS prototype completed and on-line. Freestanding power supply requested and granted by Department Subcommittee. Upper-level laboratory requested and granted by Board of Directors for controlled experiments. Initial testing to begin on mammal specimen. Positive hypothesis regarding safe departure and return of specimen. Supplementary funding requested and […]

Dig the Slowness

Dig the Slowness by Richard Zwicker part 1

Amy Waitz nervously pointed the gun at Todd Stanky’s heart, her finger twitching against the trigger. Stanky stared at her in mock fright, six feet away. His unruly hair and prematurely lined face made him look like a clown with an agenda. “Maybe you should say something melodramatic,” Stanky said. “Like ‘Todd, you’ve lied to […]