Android and Eve

Flash Fiction Friday is a series currently curated by Alanah Andrews. If you'd like to submit flash fiction for publication, please contact Introvert Press. ____________________________ Android and Eve ‘You know, I’m gettin’ real sick of these hunks of junk takin’ all our jobs.’ Steven glanced over his shoulder at the woman behind the bar, then … Continue reading Android and Eve

The Truckstop at the Edge of the Universe

“Piece of SHIT! Turn on, damn it! —Testing. Testing.—OK, there we go. Red lights across. About time! I can’t believe this actually worked. No! No! Don’t you do it! You stay right there! Don’t make me hit—I swear to —There, that’s better. Holding the red. Nine minutes and twelve seconds. Moving on.  How do I … Continue reading The Truckstop at the Edge of the Universe

The Upper Twenty Percent

Short Story Sunday Series By Michael Recto When Vilfredo Pareto once observed that 20 percent of the peapods in his garden produced 80 percent of the peas, he painted a tangible picture of how the world truly works. Equality is an illusion. No amount of idealism can produce equilibrium. A man’s effort can bring him … Continue reading The Upper Twenty Percent

THE RETROACTIVIST by Nate Ragolia

If you enjoyed Orwell's 1984, Huxley's Brave New World, or even Pixar's Wall-e  there is something for you in Nate Ragolia's The Retroactivist. Throw in a bit of nuanced Stepford Wives and a splash Bellamy's Looking Backward and you have a sense of the novel: a speculative fiction piece focused on what truly qualifies a society as utopian … Continue reading THE RETROACTIVIST by Nate Ragolia