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Trade-In. A story by: GF Willmetts.

March 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Trade-In. A story by: GF Willmetts.

It’s a common myth among the young sentient species that they will face alien invasion forces that will exterminate them before taking over their planet. This species even has an entire media devoted to the subject. That made my job easier. I mean, I was only one person. What kind of threat was I? I […]

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Dark The Lens And Alien Eyed: a story by: GF Willmetts.

February 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Dark The Lens And Alien Eyed: a story by: GF Willmetts.

‘I didn’t bring it in. It just walked in while we were on the ground. If anything, it’s your fault that we landed in the first place. You’re a lousy pilot.’ Landor dismissed that accusation and looked down at the semi-conscious biped on the floor. It had been rendered senseless when it had stepped on […]

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World For Sale: One Careless Owner – a story of seemingly despair by: GF Willmetts (fiction).

January 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
World For Sale: One Careless Owner – a story of seemingly despair by: GF Willmetts (fiction).

   Hey, you! Yeah, you! I’ve got a planet to sell off. Dirt cheap. Well, dirt is the only thing that is cheap and common around the universe and there’s a lot of it here. Little of it is radioactive. There’s also a mix of rock and water with a once oxygen-based atmosphere that promotes […]

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Time And Motion: a short story of a long time coming by: GF Willmetts (story).

December 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Time And Motion: a short story of a long time coming by: GF Willmetts (story).

I have been watching and waiting a long time. I am also the latest generation to do so. All my forefathers having been doing the same. We are of the family B’Shaway. It is a watching and waiting post. We aren’t expected to do much else. Literally. Inside the chamber is the experiment. Well, it’s […]

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Population -1: a lesson in death: a story by GF Willmetts (story).

September 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Population -1: a lesson in death: a story by GF Willmetts (story).

It was a sad day when it happened. After having longevity being bestowed for so long, to lose a member of the population to death shook everyone up. Was it the start of the decline of mankind? As historian, I looked over the files. Back in the late 21st century, population was rampant and way […]

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The Geeks Shall Inherit The War – a story by: GF Willmetts (story).

August 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Geeks Shall Inherit The War – a story by: GF Willmetts (story).

I surveyed the terrain with care before moving forward, my fingers deliberately keeping my avatar in a crouched position. No sense giving too big a target. If I lost here then we would lose the war in the real world. In my booth, all I had to focus on was to survive. I could not […]

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Space Emergency: a story of immense danger by: GF Willmetts.

August 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Space Emergency: a story of immense danger by: GF Willmetts.

It seems almost like yesterday when we left our school as soon as the emergency call reached Earth. Our starship was ready and waiting on the launch pad. There was no time to unpack our kit at the launch site before take-off. We had to go. Emergencies were like that and we had been prepared […]

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By A Stoke Of A Pen : a short story by: GF Willmetts.

June 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
By A Stoke Of A Pen : a short story by: GF Willmetts.

What was the old song? ‘War? What is it good for? Absolutely nothing!’ Whoever wrote it must have been a pessimist or a successful loser. It’s all about winning and certainly not to be on the losing side. You don’t go to war unless you think you’re going to win. Two possible winners? No! Ultimate […]

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You Won’t Believe A Man Can… a short story by: GF Willmetts.

May 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
You Won’t Believe A Man Can… a short story by: GF Willmetts.

You don’t really understand why I’m here. Just because you think I’m paranoid doesn’t mean I’m not telling the truth. Believe me, this truth would make anyone paranoid. Do you know what made people think I was paranoid? I don’t believe air travel is possible! All right, I can hear you say you have proof […]

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Draconian TV a possibility story by: GF Willmetts (story).

April 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Draconian TV a possibility story by: GF Willmetts (story).

Dear Sir I wish to offer my resignation. Although I can understand the no repeats policy that led to live re-enactments of favourite programmes because of the repeat contract clause, I thought the live show that I host or will have hosted when you accept my resignation, would not have been hit by such draconian […]

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