Now in our 12th year, The Bards and Sages Quarterly has provided fans of speculative fiction with a unique mix of tales from both new and established authors. With each issue, we strive to introduce readers to exciting and entertaining voices in the horror, science fiction, and fantasy genres.
Siblings procure a new drug designed to eradicate Alzheimer’s in patients with a family... [click here for more]
Designed as advanced weapons of war, anthropomorphic tigers succeeded far beyond the plans of their creators when they hunted humanity to extinction. Purposeless—for they had been designed to kill—the tigers were left to question the meaning of their existence. Over the years, they developed sophisticated technologies, growing in knowledge until the... [click here for more]
She’s not your ordinary country girl, even though she might look like one. She casts webs of power, reading the feelings of living beings and telling them what to do. Nobody knows what causes it, least of all her. Her name is Jessica, but most people call her ‘freak’. One fateful day, her ‘web’ connects with a stranger, and stray power causes the plane in which she’s travelling to crash... [click here for more]
'That woman is a construct of custom-coded DNA, printed to our designs, and programmed with our memories. Nothing more than a biologically based computer.... 'My thoughts are no more than programming, too. The only difference is that I am a random amalgamation of genetics, whereas you were created to be exactly the way you are.' Then she smiles to herself, turns, and touches the woman gently on her... [click here for more]