The Editor’s Eyes

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The Editor Alice struggles to save her niece in a cyberpunk world of words.

Three Data Units

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An AI reviews the data units of three disabled mecha—a blackbird, a caregiver, and a gatekeeper—whose stories entwine, and profoundly change the AI’s understanding of humanity and the role technology plays in their lives.

Broken Mirror

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As it is so short, I would prefer to have the story speak for itself. Thank you for your consideration.

Iteration 571

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Tlachoatl storms a freezing temple floating in space and tries to reach the chamber of the bone god in its heart. He fails again and again, and with every iteration, the temple changes in response.

The Perfect Match

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Sai can’t imagine life without his beloved virtual assistant, Tilly, until his new neighbor Jenny causes him to question her motives, and those of Centillion, the corporation that made her.

The Corpsehulk

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When the system’s outer colonists are subsumed by smartmetal gone rogue, Winnow finds herself aboard Earth’s makeshift defence fleet. But the Corpsehulk isn’t some simple flesh and chrome invader; it has a vision for humanity, perhaps one that Winnow shares.

The Taste of Ashes

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After a global pandemic, collecting the dead and bring them to the burning pits is a legit way to make a living. On her first day on the job, a young woman needs to learn the basics, and learn them fast.

Somnambulant

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After a waking nightmare that continues to haunt her, Elisa experiences increasing episodes of disassociation. As her sense of self unravels, she gets closer to the horrifying truth.