A trio of Firewall agents investigate a criminal racket that turns average citizens into monsters—before extracting their bodily fluids for dubious purposes.
Nostrum takes place in the Eclipse Phase universe. It appears in the Firewall sourcebook, and is the second story in a three part series, following El Destino Verde and followed by Termites in the Framework. The complete... [click here for more]
THERE HAVE BEEN EIGHT PREVIOUS WORLDS.
Each world stretched across vast millennia of time. Each played host to a race whose civilizations rose to supremacy but eventually died or scattered, disappeared or transcended. During the time that each world flourished, those that ruled it spoke to the stars, reengineered their physical bodies, and mastered form and essence, all in their... [click here for more]
A little sci-fi. A little post-apocalypse. A whole lot of dinosaurs.
Welcome to the Cretaceous. Our ancestors won’t climb down from the trees for another 66 million years, but here we are now. Time travel seemed like a good idea. Exploring the ancient world. Building. Creating an entire society here in the jungles of our primordial Earth. Until those SATI guys messed it all up.
We’ve... [click here for more]
“Something put a fist full of fractal branching digits through his chest and took apart enough of his vital organs to kill him.”
The mysterious death of a scientist on the TITAN-altered moon Iapetus leads to an investigation of the research station's personnel that eventually reveals one of the moon's dark secrets.
“Into the White” takes place... [click here for more]
In 1993, David Koresh predicted the end of the world.What if he was right?
Cyrus doesn't believe in David's predictions, and he's not interested in being part of a cult. But after the sudden death of his brother, his parents split up and his mom drags him to Waco, Texas against his will. At least he's not alone. His friends, Marshal and Rachel, have equally sad stories that end... [click here for more]
How do you repair a dead planet?
Maintenance Bot M-3 was always proud of the smooth and reliable operation of the starships it maintained, as they roamed the galaxy searching for life on unexplored worlds. It lived for the desperate struggle against the forces of chaos and decay, fighting against time to complete repairs before disaster struck.
But this job may be beyond even its capabilities.... [click here for more]
Eight years ago the December Plague swept through the human population of earth. The Infected were driven mad by the disease, becoming violent and cannibalistic, killing even those closest to them without hesitation. Six years ago, the tiny surviving community of Immune humans found a cure, and the Infected began to wake up and realize what they'd done. And what had been done to them. Over time,... [click here for more]