@AE: "The Gan Wait" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.
"Kavita Raj lies on the floor of the infirmary. The manual says we should keep injured workers there. But Kavita is not injured. She’s been dead for a whole day and none of us know what to do except wait."@AnotheRealm: "Trophy Wife" by Gary K. Shepherd.
"Hello. Welcome to my android-friendly home. This is my lovely wife Andrea and our two kids Microwave and Blender."@Author's Site: "Judgment" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch.
"Tyrone has come home, if home still exists. Once upon a time, he was part of the People, the faerie people that hide in plain sight throughout Europe. He grew up in Nuremberg, only to leave centuries ago to live with the humans."@Daily Science Fiction: "Dark Swans" by Terra LeMay.
"It's late when they finally take Josefa out for Halloween--nearly two a.m.--and the houses in their small, suburban neighborhood have all already put out their porch lights. They bundle Josefa into the car (buckled in tight, for safety) and drive her into the city, to an upscale, gated community full of multimillion-dollar homes."@Electric Velocipede: "Dancing in the Winter Rooms" by David Tallerman.
“This is the Ship, yes? Inside is us. Outside is Space.” I give the ball a push, watch it skim through the puddle of oil and come to rest. “The Ship moves through Space, and we move in it.”@Fantasy Magazine: "Seven Spells to Sever the Heart" by K.M. Ferebee.
"Samuel Crewe was the son of a witch. He was, in fact, the seventh son of a witch, who had herself been one of seven daughters. In fairy tales, this sort of lineage was meant to point to great strength, good fortune, and adventures."@Lightspeed: "The Kingdom of the Blind" by Maureen F. McHugh.
"The system had been screwy for months. Sydney thought someone had probably been messing with it, introducing bugs or maybe even writing some sort of virus. BHP DMS was an elaborate system."
"'How often is she manifesting?' asked John Clark Sheridan, stripping off his clothes. He was small and wiry, very dark-skinned, and had been a DogFence Enforcer for two years. Naked, he dropped into his custom-made cradle, seating sockets on the back of his neck and at the base of his spine before allowing the catheter to penetrate his body."@Strange Horizons: "Counting Cracks" by George R. Galuschak.
"Four of us, jammed into my sister's Ford Festiva, going to kill the monster."Serial Fiction
@Kat and Mouse: "Into The Woods - Part Seven" by Abner Senires
We were about half a klick along when a leanly-built black man with short, cropped hair wearing rumpled green fatigues and a gear belt with a holstered pistol stepped out from the treeline five meters away on our right, planted himself in the middle of the road, and said, "Stop right there and put down your weapons."
@Beam Me Up: "Authorised Domain" by Cory Doctorow and "This must be the Place - Part 1" by Elliot Bangs.
"Authorised Domain which Cory takes us into the near future where the digital certificate is not something to fool with!" . . . "his must be the Place by new author Elliot Bangs. In part one of this masterful tale we are introduced to Lauren Wells and the main character Andria who through a year develop a something akin to a relationship but so strange that even Andria has to question he sanity"@Fantasy Magazine: "Seven Spells to Sever the Heart" by K.M. Ferebee, read by MacLeod Andrews.
@LibriVox: "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson, read by Bob Neufeld.
"first published in 1886. It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr Henry Jekyll and the misanthropic Edward Hyde."@ PodCastle: "起狮，行礼 (Rising Lion — The Lion Bows)" by Zen Cho, read by Tracey Yuen.
"Originally appeared in Strange Horizons. Coco had been with the troupe for six years. She had never been their official president because she preferred not to deal with technicalities; it gave her more time to actually lead the troupe."
@Author's Site: "The All-Pro - Episode 2" by Scott Sigler.
- "Quentin meets with his privite investigator Fred (a.k.a., Frederico Esteban Guiseppe Gonzaga). Will Fred have info on Quentin's family? At the Tier Three tournament, John Tweedy, Coach Hokor and Quentin scout for new players."