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Karsten and Babette are at it again

Installment 4 of The 13th Advocate, A Plague of Peskies, is making its way to book vendors near you. Seeking shelter at the edge of the world, in a place…

Soft-serve Sci-Fi

Over the course of my lifetime, science fiction has gone from a niche-market storyform aimed at geeks and propeller-heads to a cultural juggernaut consumed by the masses. So you would…

Reports from other lands: The Haunting of Hill House

It’s November now. I can tell because our collective habit for seasonal fetishism has finally turned its firehose away from spewing tales of terror. But in looking back at the…

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When memory fails

I had a strange experience recently. With a bit of idle time on my hands, I went to the local library and booked a vacation to a new story realm….

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Immortal, by Gene Doucette (40:00)

Today we see that, even when treading familiar ground, a good author can make it seem fresh by adding just a dollop of humor. What I gleaned about the story:…