Celia's body is not her own, but even her conscious mind can barely tell the difference. Living on the cutting edge of biomechanical science was supposed to allow her to lead a normal life in a near-perfect copy of her physical self while awaiting a cure for a rare and deadly genetic disorder.
But a bioandroid isn't a real person. Not according to the protesters outside Celia's house, her coworkers,... [click here for more]
Pain. Pleasure. The sensation of touch...we feel everything through our skin, that delicate membrane separating "I" from "other," protecting the very essence of self.
Until it breaks. Or changes. Or burns.
What would you do if you were the one called on to save humanity, and the price you had to pay was becoming something other than human? Or if healing your body meant losing the only person you've... [click here for more]
Apex Magazine is a publisher of 'dark SF' short fiction.
What type of dark SF? Think of Aliens, The Thing, and 28 Days Later. Remember reading Russel's The Sparrow? McCarthy's The Road? Gibson's Neuromancer? These are a sample of the modern masterpieces that we strive to reach in terms of quality, social commentary, and thrills.
"She... [click here for more]
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field.
Our April issue begins the first of our new expanded editions. More great content for one great price!
Eugie Foster returns to the pages of Apex with the Japanese-flavored "Biba Jibun." Michael J. Deluca marks his first appearance... [click here for more]
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Table of Contents Fiction "During the Pause" by Adam-Troy Castro "Sexagesimal" by Katharine E.K. Duckett "Sacrifice" by Jennifer... [click here for more]