'Night of Life' implies that first contact with aliens may come with strings. 'Cuckoo' looks at cross species hook-ups. An exploration vessel explores VIRGOHI121 and finds a space Derelict.
Is our... More > point of view the only sensible one? What would our pets say about us if they could talk? 'Carrie' gives a cat's view and 'Dodger' a dog's view of people. If an alien came to this planet, what would he or she see? Would such a visitor look at things the same way as we do? 'Aeschia' describes an alien's view of humanity. 'Impressions' relates the mystical thoughts of a wheelchair bound man.
'Message for Oeipa' and 'Winter in Alexandria' are prompted by the slaughter of three Roman legions in 9AD.
In *'Little Jimmy' an enormous reservoir has been built in the Rossendale Valley; *'Asbestalux' relates the hazards of dabbling with asbestos products. The British Empire still reigns supreme in *'Pax Imperii'.
*Burnley dialect used.
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36 Short Stories 2010/11 collated by T.P. Archie
Is a selection of Short Stories from the archives of Creative Writers on MyTelegraph. It includes contributions from AntB, Archie_TP, Ariel,... More > Atiller, Bleda, Claire, Julie_T, Maisie_O and acclaimed blogger Cutley (Charles Utley). Many of the pieces have been edited especially for this edition by the authors.
In here are tales of war, love & lust, metaphysics, memory and even SF. You will find stories of dastardly deeds and nefarious goings on - but little on love-struck werewolves or vampires.
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