Category Archives: Speculative Fiction

Jul 04
2014

Chap. 18 Shifting Times

The academy was producing andrones at an exponential rate – not only andrones, but also androne producing franchises. Every four years another batch – another generation was spilling forth from the uterine vats. Four years between each new generation gave … Continue reading

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Apr 04
2014

Chap. 15 Snobbery

Earlier in her career, getting rid of a curious onlooker, or a critical peer, while in the office of a corporate research facility was always hard for Gail, but now… The reporter and his crony are back from Vice President … Continue reading

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Mar 04
2014

Chap. 14 Dr. Gail Irvine

When Gail Irvine first arrived at the academy, she was excited, nervous, and had an overwhelming desire to win friends. She wanted to be a team player. Yet, she was humble about it. A calm reassurance kept her ego at … Continue reading

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Feb 04
2014

Chap. 13 Obliging Little Angels

  Anna presses her hands down the sides of her hips to straighten her gray skirt, which is hidden under a sterile lab coat. Walking down the hall, she passes Gail’s office on her way to the company courtyard. . … Continue reading

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Sep 05
2013

Chap. 9 Human Error

“Human errors are very common, and they’ve been happening since the beginning of electronic record keeping. The entire ‘systems modernization project’ is going to have to be scrapped.” FBI spokesperson Andrea Jacobson said Wednesday at a congressional hearing concerning the … Continue reading

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Aug 04
2013

Chap. 8 Global Unity

Each new generation was becoming more pompous than the next and thereby more unsociable, even to other Wi-Fi dependent andrones. And even though they were using the very same template for 3D reasoning, that LUCIFERN had invented, it didn’t matter. … Continue reading

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Jul 04
2013

Chap. 7 Secret Connections

In order for the natural-born to work as fast as any androne, they’d have to repeat the task three to five thousand times for a fine motor skill to become a gross motor skill. Even then, they often suffer from … Continue reading

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Apr 04
2013

Chap. 4 My Rise to Power

  It was January when I first applied for the top management position at what is now the Doyen Casaba Conglomerate – four years after starting in data entry. One of the board members, Jim Peterson, had thought to lose … Continue reading

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Mar 04
2013

Chap. 3 Dunhill’s Research

Dunhill’s cloning research, secretly completed in 2038, didn’t seem to acknowledge that her corporate sponsored research would eventually be advertised as the death of standard hiring practices. It was the corporate mandate that promised to eliminate the unreliability of the … Continue reading

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Feb 05
2013

Chap. 2 Noah’s Loathing of Shay

  Each new generation was made an apprentice to the previous generation and one of Shay’s new apprentices happened to be my roommate, Noah Ball. A thin, lightweight, stereotypically stiff androne constructed by the surrogates to resemble the epitomic ideal … Continue reading

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