Science Fiction · Short Story

Science Fiction Friday: “Inconstant Moon” by Larry Niven – Bring On that Nova Weather

“Inconstant Moon” begs the questions: If this was your last night on Earth what would you do? More importantly, who would you choose to be with? “What I wanted was someone who would join my…farewell party without asking the wrong questions.” –Stan, “Inconstant Moon” This story begins in San Diego, California late one night when… Continue reading Science Fiction Friday: “Inconstant Moon” by Larry Niven – Bring On that Nova Weather

Science Fiction · Short Story

Science Fiction Friday: J.G. Ballard, “Chronopolis”

 J.G. Ballard’s “The Chronopolis” tells of Conrad Newman who, while waiting on death row, contemplates his past and his discovery of the city of Chronopolis. Conrad lives in a world where the concept of time is obsolete. (i.e., no checking your iPhone every minute and a half for no reason). His society functions lazily with… Continue reading Science Fiction Friday: J.G. Ballard, “Chronopolis”

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Science Fiction Friday: Jack Finney “The Third Level”

Before you say, I don’t know who Jack Finney is, does Invasion of the Body Snatchers ring any bells? It’s arguably his best work but Finney is just as well known for his short fiction of the thriller and science fiction kind. If you’re into Back to the Future at all, even in the slightest, you’ll… Continue reading Science Fiction Friday: Jack Finney “The Third Level”