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Twenty insider stories from the far corners of the time-space continuum
When the gods coming visiting, are we included on their agenda? Or their menu?
The ship has suffered a massive structural failure – a Breach: Level Two. Do you still have a future?
The Galactic Emperor is passing through your hospitality lounge. “Please,’ they ask, ‘stand in for him at tonight’s banquet.” But why?
In his brutal suppression of a city rebellion, the Lord of Tyre has one last matter to deal with.
After all the trauma and mistreatment I endured in the alien prison camp, why can’t people see that I’m not perfectly rehabilitated yet?
Only just started the shift, drilling deep underground in Hades Mine. Bossman appears; “Leave it. Got another job for you today. Big one.”
Prisoner 804 has visitors with an invitation, but there’s no way he’s leaving this place; not until he’s really ready.