Category Archives: Science Fiction

Speculative Fiction, Science Fantasy, Space Opera, etc.

Most of these posts are just awesome book covers.

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We are Hephaestus, and we have no wheels. We have heat in our bellies, that we might swallow and smelt, purify and melt the materials given to us by Hades. We pour and the melted metals, we quench and temper … Continue reading

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Demeter claws into the earth with her tined toes. We lay and bury trails of kernels and seeds behind us. When we finish, we will connect ourselves to the pipes and we will dance until the crops are moist. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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The Star Dwellers

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Artemis follows us through the forest. We seek the warmth of deer; we shoot signals to each other. She sprays shot from her barreled bow. The deer fall. we take them to the plant, where we dress them. We flay the game … Continue reading

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We eat grapes and recite old words to each other. Our bodies are cold and rounded. Dionysus dispenses wine all over the floor. Each spill is a realization, and we speak more of the dead. We do not know what they … Continue reading

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Apollo patches us up, keeps us running. I take out his pieces, clean them, oil them, and put them back. I sing as I polish his jaw. My footsteps pave the clouds with fire; the caves Are filled with my … Continue reading

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My tusks clash with those of Ares. We push at each other with our arms, dig our hooves into the ground. I stab Ares, and Ares stabs Ares, and Ares stabs me with a spear. We leak all over ourselves. … Continue reading

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