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A Horror Story On Snuffworld: a story by: GF Willmetts

August 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
A Horror Story On Snuffworld:    a story by: GF Willmetts

‘I’m not well, Mistress Morbrondo,’ the Grand Emperor Borro declared looking downtrodden. The glamour of his royal palace not even cheering his demeanour. ‘I do forensic medicine,’ Jumpee replied. ‘I’m not a doctor.’ ‘But you are qualified in medical practice?’ ‘Yes, but…’ ‘Indulge me. Unlike my medical staff you will not say anything to appease […]

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Times They Are A-Changing : a story time with a difference by: GF Willmetts

August 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Times They Are A-Changing    :    a story time with a difference by: GF Willmetts

The space launch wasn’t from Earth but from lunar orbit, briefly using the Earth itself for the slingshot to pass Mars and the Asteroid Belt before initiating the star-drive, which could only work at maximum thrust, and Fellowship Two was away. We could only watch from Earth but Newton would have been proud of the […]

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Who Wants To Live Forever? tapes by: GF Willmetts (short story)

June 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Who Wants To Live Forever?    tapes by: GF Willmetts   (short story)

‘I’m going to keep a recording of our conversation in case anything is brought to issue later. It will also demonstrate that you were not under any duress or other issues. Is that OK?’ ‘Sure. It protects both of us.’ ‘You’re an unusual case, Mr. Glade. A few generations ago, people would have given anything […]

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The Little App That Grew Up : an app story by: GF Willmetts

May 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Little App That Grew Up     :    an app story by: GF Willmetts

Hello, customer. You have reached App Central and you are communicating with me, App identity number #77885594551228933455454/d. As this is such a long tag, you may address me by my more common name EBookDelete or for those who prefer something smaller EBD or more personalised as Ebdee. It is just a series of names, I […]

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Never Is A Good Time To Die: a short but long-lived story by: GF Willmetts

May 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Never Is A Good Time To Die:  a short but long-lived story by: GF Willmetts

Once upon a time, a long time ago, our ancestors measured the passing of time by the change of seasons. There were four and they were well marked out. Later, they realised that time could be measured by the orbit around the sun and spin of the Earth. From that, we ended up with years, […]

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Squatters’ Rights: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

March 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Squatters’ Rights: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

Get out into the countryside away from all the streetlights and, at night, you can see a fraction of the stars that are out there. It’s not that we are limited where we stand on the planet, just the atmosphere restricting the light of most of the stars reaching us. Did I mention distance as […]

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It’s In The Water: a not bottled story by: GF Willmetts (story).

March 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
It’s In The Water: a not bottled story by: GF Willmetts (story).

I doubt if anyone ever thought terrorists would sink so low. I mean, many of them come from Arab stock and know the importance of never to poison the water hole. That was until someone pointed out to me in old Arab wars, the kind made famous by ‘Lawrence Of Arabia’, that they would poison […]

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Brief Farewells (a Limbo City story) by: GF Willmetts (story).

February 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Brief Farewells (a Limbo City story) by: GF Willmetts (story).

Once upon a time when you were dead, you were dead. You still are until recently but allowed a brief farewell to your loved ones for some instead of just looking down on a corpse on a bed. None of that séance bullshit. A sensitive had hooked onto someone recently dead and appeared in what […]

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Three Card Dragon Lady: a Psi-Kicks story by GF Willmetts.

January 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Three Card Dragon Lady: a Psi-Kicks story by GF Willmetts.

Sushi. Raw meat. No wonder the Fey have a liking for Japan, decided Cameron McKensie. They don’t have to hide their eating habit, except both Katya and Callane Oberon told him they preferred red meat, the bloodier the better, to white fish…any fish. The Blank had never thought of it as a blood thing. Considering […]

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Crowd Funded War Needs You: a diatribe by: GF Willmetts (story).

November 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Crowd Funded War Needs You: a diatribe by: GF Willmetts (story).

Good evening citizens As you must be aware by now, wars aren’t always won by superior forces but more to do with persistence, strategy and finance where winning small battles turns the outcome of the war. Although this current war has been funded from general taxes, the final push has necessitated the decision to come […]

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