B. Morris Allen

B. Morris Allen

Stories of love and disaster
Beginnings 085 – Revelation
Life isn’t so much about what you gain as what you lose. Enthusiasm, vigor, optimism, ideals fall by the wayside, replaced by poorer, flimsier, more...
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Beginnings 084 – Gods in Reduced Circumstances
They were out of bread. Naturally. Who would have fetched it? Apollo, who sat in the parlor, misquoting Homer? Epimetheus, who celebrated his freedom from...
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Beginnings 083 – Letters to Larry About Guns
Dear Larry, I got in! I'm a certified police recruit now, so watch yourself. Remember, I know all about your troubled past; I was in...
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Beginnings 082 – A Conversion of Crows
It moved forward in a crawl, jagged angles flowing over soil and stone alike, dawn shaping shadow and sun into beaks and talons that moved...
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Beginnings 081 – Outburst
Earthlight sends jags of shadow crawling across the floor of the viewing bay, intangible reminders of the blowout that took #7 Arc, sent its occupants...
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Beginnings 080 – Blue is the Color
It started with a routine flyby. Come within 1,000 km, scan and film, on to the next. In the rare case where there was something...
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Beginnings 079 – Chambers of the Heart
Despair and Ecstasy are the simplest. Ecstasy is the small and cozy room of a cottage that looks out on a broad meadow in the...
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Beginnings 078 – Susurrus
The wind whispers to her. In its hot, harsh voice, it whispers soft, cool lies. Oh, how it lies. Above the hiss of sand, the...
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