Tag Archives: Science-fiction

Detour

Rasputin scratched at the insect-bites under his coarse linen shirt and scowled at the photographer. They’d taken his weapons, clothes, implants and external devices and flung him amidst the byways, as vulnerable to the vortices as some ignorant primitive from … Continue reading

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Vicious

icious, that’s how humans would have described what had been done to that girl, viscous and premeditated. The way the killer had tortured and murdered the child was indeed thorough and very detailed, and this was why Federal Agent Robot … Continue reading

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Utilitarian

tility Robot number 51020452 was, as its number indicated, one of many. It worked in harmony with a community of others, performing many tasks which were previously undertaken by humans.  Less humans opted to perform such tasks these days, even … Continue reading

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Roots

ight this way” beckoned the hooded lady. We had been travelling through the mists for some time.  Unable to see more than a few feet on front of us, we were entirely reliant upon the tinkle of the little bell … Continue reading

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Knowledge

now what boy?  We might be able to fix this, or at least plug up this leak.  Then if we can activate it, well, who knows what knowledge it might have, what it might be able to tell us about … Continue reading

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Jelly

ust a minute my boy, we’ll need to let the junk yard owner know what we’re up to.  Did you tell him you would be coming back?” Edward looked askance at Cratchett, frowning slightly while he half-smiled. “Of course I … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

ow long before my trial?” asked Rasputin, nonchalantly. “Trial?  Oh there’ll be no trial.  The evidence is clear enough; our findings were independently verified and have been ratified by the High Commissariat itself.  No bounty hunter, there is little need … Continue reading

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