Category Archives: Short Stories

Dogs, a Science-Fiction Short Story

I heard that Giulio Prisco was looking for short stories for a transhumanist anthology, so I wrote Dogs. Here it is, I hope you like it.

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A New Face in the Snakepit (2)

II- Stalin was smart enough to know that half-measures wouldn’t do. If he had to be a traitor, he would be the most thorough traitor of them all. For that, he had to be a credible mole, and for that … Continue reading

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A New Face in the Snakepit (1)

I- Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jughashvili was born December 18, 1878, in Gori, Georgia, then part of the Russian empire. His father Vissarion was a surprisingly proficient gambler, a violent drunk and a cobbler, who only went bankrupt when he decided … Continue reading

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Novela en marcha (1)

El invierno ucraniano está llegando con fuerza. A la entrada de la triste sede de la ONG en una zona residencial en las afueras de Kiev, la nieve de la noche interior está sucia y aplastada. Dos jóvenes salen con … Continue reading

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Munich Interlude, 1938 (a novel extract)

To Fish, Munich looked dreary and sordid in a clean, central European way, so unlike any of his sights of the Spanish war: poor Iberian towns half-collapsed into rubble gave an impression of poor, lice-ridden dignity under fire, often in … Continue reading

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Tate’s Version

The sound of domestic squabble came first, through the open doors and paneless windows of the mud huts, across the miasmatic, dank air typical of the months after the wet season; then came the noises made by small monkeys at … Continue reading

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