Makeshift Stories Original Science Fiction

Makeshift Stories Original Science Fiction

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May 18, 2020 34 min
On a winter evening in January, Morgan goes out to find her cat Echo. She tracks him to an unusually dark shadow in the middle of a park where she can hear Echo but can’t...
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May 3, 2020 23 min
On a winter evening in January, Morgan goes out to find her cat Echo. She tracks him to an unusually dark shadow in the middle of a park where she can hear Echo but can’t...
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April 17, 2020 33 min
Instead of receiving his rare rock from an online lapidary store, a series of unfortunate oversights switches Ken’s order for an unusual 72-year-old frozen alien sample. When the thing disappears from Ken’s kitchen counter, he...
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April 3, 2020 28 min
One of the human computers in a data processing triad, concerned over errors in their predictions, suspects their newest member is a plant working for the artificial intelligence which has taken over the globe. As...
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To boost his fledgling career, and watch his mon receive a lifetime service award, Doctor Slow-mo, a neophyte superhero, attempts to go to his first professional superhero conference. While other members of his family use...
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March 2, 2020 28 min
Ada awakens on a deserted space station as its solar cells begin to catch the sun and bring power, heat and light back to its cold interior. Although she knows her name, Ada can not...
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Recently graduated and licensed, Doctor Slow-mo, the youngest member of a family with a long history of incredible powers, explains life for the modern superhero in the gig economy, which has challenges the older generations...
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February 3, 2020 26 min
Ellie, a student, rents the only room she can afford near her university. But the place turns out to have a colony of flies and a slightly pungent smell. She finds the flies’ behaviour odd...
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January 18, 2020 28 min
In what might or might not be an experiment in social engineering conducted by Leaf’s dog Planet, the local community association decides to replace all the grass in Broadwalk Estates’ public spaces with drought-resistant plants....
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January 1, 2020 29 min
Dmytro, an 89-year-old ex-miner who refused to move away from an abandoned Uranium mine, knows he must reveal his secret to Naomie and Michael, the two journalists who have come up north to interview him....
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December 16, 2019 30 min
Dmytro, an 89-year-old ex-miner who refused to leave an abandoned Uranium mine site, tells his story to a young journalist hoping to launch her career. However, the reason Dmytro has lived alone for over forty...
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December 1, 2019 18 min
On November 3rd, nineteen fifty-seven, the Soviet Union launched the first living creature into orbit; a stray dog named Laika pulled out of a Moscow animal shelter. The Sputnik II had no re-entry capacity, so...
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November 16, 2019 21 min
Ken meets a new friend online who asks to stay at his house. However, when the friend arrives, they are very different than their online persona, and the ramifications turn out to be global. In...
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November 3, 2019 22 min
An inventor rediscovers the work of a 20th-century composer exploring the effects of hypersonic sound on the human body and creates a device that can cure cancer. However, to keep control of the process, he...
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October 19, 2019 29 min
A person on a government support program is given no choice but to join a new self-employment initiative, which will make them part of the growing gig economy. The job involves having a mess hub...
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October 3, 2019 21 min
Ken finds himself in a fake reality, where everything is a bit off. After he discovers his fridge is full of organic vegetables, he assumes Leaf is behind the strangeness. But when Ken goes to...
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September 18, 2019 28 min
As two seniors forced into retirement after an economic crash flee north in front of a storm so massive, it almost covers the entire width of the great central plains; they discover that one of...
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September 3, 2019 25 min
Fed up with fighting off the natural flora invading his lawn from Leaf’s yard, Ken goes online to find a solution and stumbles upon a mysterious website selling home CRISPR DNA editing labs targeted to...
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August 15, 2019 19 min
As two seniors forced into retirement after an economic crash flee north in front of a storm so massive, it almost covers the entire width of the great central plains; they discover that one of...
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August 3, 2019 27 min
Ken accidentally becomes the target of a proof of concept to maximize profit in the universe through in life purchases and loot boxes. He thinks he is just playing a game until Leaf and Planet point...
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