When a young art student falls for her instructor, she learns the secrets that are never taught in school—secrets kept by a twisted ruling class in a society where madness is the order of the day. [30min]
A lonely harvester operator on a remote terraforming project discovers a wild beast that he adopts as a companion, but the relationship isn’t all that it seems. (21 min)
Two starship flunkies find the corpse of their drinking buddy missing from cold storage, and take dubious action. (16 min)
Magdalena is coming home five years after her twin’s accidental drowning, only to discover that the drowning may not have been accidental after all.
The best laid plans may go awry—even the fairest.
For Marian and Graeme, it’s love at first sight—and second and third and fourth…
Out of a scrapbook of memories, expectations, and propaganda, the Lost are a generation of young women stuck in a dichotomous war of terror between the body and the mind.
An iconic president and band of survivors fight for survival after the USSR launches a biological weapon at the mainland during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis.
They all thought Dane was just crazy, but the dark recesses of her mind hold the secret to the numbers. (24 min)
For Ubu, the gladiator life is short and brutal, but in the shadow of the arena there is a chance for something more. [15min] Excerpt: Ubu ducked and Klaus’s sword hissed over his head, death missing him by a fearful inch. Sand spurted into the air as he span left, rolling across the packed floor […]
Caught between two enemies, the Dacouvri turned to the goddess of the mountains for protection. But what does that protection really mean – and what does it cost? [14 min]
When the last of the sea ice disappears, Nattiq must decide whether her future lies in her seal skin … or in a different form entirely. [11 min]
The search for a missing ship becomes a desperate race with an unknown creature across New Zealand’s untamed wilderness. [27min]
Takemoto-sensei took in a slow breath. Released it. He cleared his mind. He willed the arthritis out of his fingers. He did not have time for the pains of an old man. The performance was about to start.
“I don’t remember seeing any photos or sketches of the set and I’ve been through most of the archives.” …
The old director stared at him. “And you never will. They burned all the plans afterward.” [17min]
If you disappeared, would anyone notice?
The gang’s leader only ever showed up after evening fell … but where exactly was he coming from? [32 min]
Never betray an old friend, especially the one who knows where the treasure is buried. [17 min]
Marshal Ellis discovers he may just be in over his head as he condemns a local man, turned fae, to the cold iron tether at the outskirts of town.
It seems like a lot of trouble for a godmother to go through to get Cinderella ready for the ball and the marriage which must inevitably follow. But what if the fairy has her own agenda?