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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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A Phone Call Or Not With Erwin Schrödinger : a little flash fiction or not by: GF Willmetts.

January 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Phone Call Or Not With Erwin Schrödinger  : a little flash fiction or not by: GF Willmetts.

  ‘Hello, this is Erwin Schrödinger. I am out at the moment. Equally, I might also be here. Please let your phone ring or not three times before I decide whether or not I am here.’   (c) GF Willmetts 2016

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Solid State: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

November 29, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Solid State: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts.

Sara Seeker walked out onto the runway, oblivious to the aircraft taking off and landing on the nearby runways. She sat down cross-legged as an aircraft took off over her head, barely ruffling her spiky red hair. She briefly scanned. The pilot was telling the tower of her presence but told she was part of […]

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Future Justice: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

November 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Future Justice: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

Fugee de LaMorossi looked on as the speck of the island grew ever larger as the boat drew near. Definitely not a tropical paradise but not totally bleak neither. With aircraft forbidden to even get within a hundred miles of the island and a sophisticated jamming system to block any missile attack, this was a […]

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Angels In Demand (a Limbo City story) by GF Willmetts.

October 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Angels In Demand (a Limbo City story) by GF Willmetts.

Parties were never this quiet, even for a surprise entrance, Detective Inspector John Lander thought, as he barged into the designated room where a squad was supposed to be celebrating. Looking down the barrel of a gun as he was quickly frisked but kept quiet as he assessed the situation and stilted his surprise. This […]

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