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So Far, So Near: a short but long story by: GF Willmetts.

October 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
So Far, So Near:  a short but long story by: GF Willmetts.

We’d been monitoring both Voyager probes leaving the Solar system for decades, even noting its swing in direction in the Kuiper Belt that always baffled us. The main bet amongst the astronomers and astrophysicists was that there was another body out there and there were only two things that could have that kind of mass, […]

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The Last Poacher: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

October 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Last Poacher: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

I is David N’borro and this is our final hunt. Word came through in the night that poachers was seen crossing into the reserve so the hunt was on. Decades ago, the American hunters gloated to their camera over killing our wildlife. We needed the money and let it happen. Then it dawned on us. […]

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forbID : a short story by: GF Willmetts

September 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
forbID      :   a short story by: GF Willmetts

Don’t try this at home, kids. In fact, don’t it away from home, neither. At least, that’s what we found. You know how it is. You’re a genre convention when you have a mixture of SF, fantasy, horror and comicbook fans who know something about everything and one of them comes up with an idea. […]

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Swing Shift : a Psi-Kicks short story by: GF Willmetts

July 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Swing Shift :  a Psi-Kicks short story by: GF Willmetts

Most of the full-range Psionics avoided large population cities like the plague because of too much mental noise. For Sara Seeker, it was a necessary evil that her ability could sweep through when she was on the hunt for Psionics and becoming single-minded. Even so, she preferred the night hours when there were less active […]

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The Nearly Invisible Man: a short story by: GF Willmetts

July 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Nearly Invisible Man: a short story by: GF Willmetts

I know what you’re going to say: You can see right through it. I mean, my discovery. I’ve found the means to make organic matter invisible. Look at how many times people have declared their favourite secret super-power would be to make themselves invisible for a day and find out what people thought about them. […]

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SETI-Back: a short long distance story by: GF Willmetts.

May 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
SETI-Back: a short long distance story by: GF Willmetts.

It was an amazing thing when it was found. A tiny pinpoint through the cosmos of radio and then TV reception from another world. Whereas we had originally been looking for widespread alien signals, this one was so small it took our finest instruments to detect and then lock onto it. Immediately, a series of […]

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Best Wishes: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

May 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Best Wishes: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

Farday Lumo looked up at the sky. A binary star system but the smaller star was on the far side. It would take a month for it to get around the orange giant. It wouldn’t help her situation. Crashing on this desert planet was her only option after her spaceship decided it was safer to […]

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Going Freight : a short story by: GF Willmetts

March 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Going Freight   : a short story by: GF Willmetts

It was all a matter of balance, so the TransCom literature read. I wish I’d remembered that before I got to the teleportation station with a rush appointment to Australia. Oh, I remembered some things. If you wanted to do a teleportation exchange, then you needed to have someone at the destination with similar weight […]

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A Solar Flare For Work: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

February 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Solar Flare For Work: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

‘Play the game, Mr….er…Jones. Lay flat on the centrifuge and let the force over-whelm you.’ Chris Lancier looked up. He was sitting cross-legged on the centrifuge as it spun at close to 10G. Reaching out, he could see into the space controller’s eyes and waved. Yuri Gorlov had been the biggest problem since he’d arrived […]

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Charm Offensive : a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

January 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Charm Offensive   : a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

‘We were only supposed to be back-up. How did we get elevated to first position?’ Eddie Martyr complained. ‘Chris had a priority call to Russia.’ ‘More important than saving a Vampiri?’ ‘It needs his particular talent.’ Rhyma Penhalligan adjusted her jacket as they approached the gate and showed her security pass to a guard before […]

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