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Somnambulant

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.
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Shadow Puppets

Kyle has a new neighbor at Valley Acres Trailer Park—a strange, pale girl named Winter, who has an abusive father...and a rare allergy to the sun.
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Stabat Mater

When Nolan's pregnant wife develops a bizarre fascination with wasps—insects he's both terrified by and severely allergic to—he's unsure of how to handle it.
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One Shot

What happens when a pandemic hits the failing US healthcare system? When Kiara becomes sick, she can't afford to admit her infection and miss work or even go to the doctor to treat it. Failed by the system, she searches for any way to survive.
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KILLERS

Ritual

A man prepares to go out on the hunt with just one thing on his mind. He has his trusted rituals to achieve success, but there are other, older rituals at play, rituals that balance nature and can turn the hunter into the hunted
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Stabat Mater

When Nolan's pregnant wife develops a bizarre fascination with wasps—insects he's both terrified by and severely allergic to—he's unsure of how to handle it.
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The Song of The Cicadas Underground

The daughter of an Irish immigrant returns to her mother's homeland to search for the grave of her grandmother, who disappeared during The Troubles, and to reconnect with her neglected roots. In the course of her mission, however, she attracts the interest of dangers both human and not, and learns that some roots are best left underground.
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Bucket of Chicken

A fried chicken-addicted off-duty cab driver with chronic acid reflux returns to his vehicle to find a cash-rich passenger in the back seat.
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The Guernsey Hunt

When Mary Queen of Scots made England Catholic, her supporters were eager to burn heretics--especially wealthy ones. But in burning three women--one of them heavily pregnant--the perpetrators made a terrible mistake. Based on a true story.
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MONSTERS

Tailor Made

A tailor uses some very special material to cover over a groom's deficiencies. Not all of us are what we appear to be.
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TAKE ME

A cardboard box on the curbside. A magic marker missive: TAKE ME. Free books for someone to take. But what if these books shouldn't be taken? What if they're haunted?
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In Bocca al Lupo

When climate change brings about the New Ice Age, along with the hatching of a hoard of monstrous Ningen, it is down to the five remaining members of the Polaris military base to lure the monsters to their doom. Only, the theory behind the lure isn't all that sound. And the Ningen are like nothing they have ever faced before.
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Season’s Greetings

Depressed and suicidal, Flynn makes a pact with an ancient spirit, a monstrous being made of glass who writes eloquent letters promising to claim Flynn's life and end his suffering. But when he unexpectedly finds love in the arms of Nan, they must fight to break the pact and save his soul.
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Star Struck

A young man fresh out of school meets the man of his dreams when a movie star rolls into town. But he quickly discovers his new love's dark side. Will the relationship cost him everything?
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Iteration 571

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.
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PARANORMAL

The Guernsey Hunt

When Mary Queen of Scots made England Catholic, her supporters were eager to burn heretics--especially wealthy ones. But in burning three women--one of them heavily pregnant--the perpetrators made a terrible mistake. Based on a true story.
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TAKE ME

A cardboard box on the curbside. A magic marker missive: TAKE ME. Free books for someone to take. But what if these books shouldn't be taken? What if they're haunted?
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Touching Distance

A blind man has volunteered to work on a research project that is using tactile feedback supplied by a bodysuit to represent visual information. As he navigates a simulation of an outdoor environment, he encounters virtual ghosts from his past, which crawl over his body, culminating in the recreation of a fatal incident he was involved in years ago. Can he understand what and why this is happening before it drives him mad, and so find peace at last?
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Ritual

A man prepares to go out on the hunt with just one thing on his mind. He has his trusted rituals to achieve success, but there are other, older rituals at play, rituals that balance nature and can turn the hunter into the hunted
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Mr. Chew

Cammie has grown up in foster care since the accident that took the lives of her parents, for which she blames herself. She was alone until recently, when her little brother Jason was returned by his adoptive family and joined her in a foster home. She tries to scare Jason by reciting a nursery rhyme about a monster called Mr. Chew, but she is the one who is scared. She sees Mr. Chew every day, staring at her and creeping closer and closer.
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Satan’s Ridge

In this true story, Cody and his best friend Kyle spend their final summer before adulthood finding the secret shame of their tiny town in rural Maine—Satan's Ridge, a haunted site purposely removed from the map. Sometimes forbidden places are forbidden for a reason.
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POETRY

MANGOES

The poem depicts the plight of Medieval villagers who have fallen prey to witches. They visited the hamlet guised as damsels and allured them into consuming the mangoes they had brought as an offering. The rural settlers were unaware of the fact that while they were enjoying this new delicacy, their beating hearts were growing as crops in the witches' lair.
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Honey Bear

“Come outside, dearest mine. Come taste the spring honey drip-drip-dripping from every hive.” Read this dark poem by Avra Margariti.
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POST-APOCALYPTIC

Tommy

Tommy is lost, walking along an abandoned road. He remembers his family and his normal life, but he fails to remember how he got himself on the road he is treading now.
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GoGood

"GoGood" is a new app designed to support Effective Altruism-style donations. But its user logs paint a darker picture of a growing plague.
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In Bocca al Lupo

When climate change brings about the New Ice Age, along with the hatching of a hoard of monstrous Ningen, it is down to the five remaining members of the Polaris military base to lure the monsters to their doom. Only, the theory behind the lure isn't all that sound. And the Ningen are like nothing they have ever faced before.
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The Corpsehulk

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.
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Three Data Units

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.
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The Taste of Ashes

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.
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One Shot

What happens when a pandemic hits the failing US healthcare system? When Kiara becomes sick, she can't afford to admit her infection and miss work or even go to the doctor to treat it. Failed by the system, she searches for any way to survive.
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PSYCHOLOGICAL

TAKE ME

A cardboard box on the curbside. A magic marker missive: TAKE ME. Free books for someone to take. But what if these books shouldn't be taken? What if they're haunted?
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The Perfect Match

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.
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Tommy

Tommy is lost, walking along an abandoned road. He remembers his family and his normal life, but he fails to remember how he got himself on the road he is treading now.
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SCIENCE FICTION

Somnambulant

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.
Read More

Iteration 571

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.
Read More

In Bocca al Lupo

When climate change brings about the New Ice Age, along with the hatching of a hoard of monstrous Ningen, it is down to the five remaining members of the Polaris military base to lure the monsters to their doom. Only, the theory behind the lure isn't all that sound. And the Ningen are like nothing they have ever faced before.
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The Perfect Match

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.
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STAFF FAVES

The Forever Friends

The Forever Friends is five-year-old Billy's favorite show. He couldn't imagine life without Lucy Goosey, Golly-Gee, the twins Tuck & Tick, and their leader, Hambone. If he's lucky, he won't have to imagine.
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Season’s Greetings

Depressed and suicidal, Flynn makes a pact with an ancient spirit, a monstrous being made of glass who writes eloquent letters promising to claim Flynn's life and end his suffering. But when he unexpectedly finds love in the arms of Nan, they must fight to break the pact and save his soul.
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Fringe Benefits

In a dystopian society where employees are covered by productivity insurance, benefits are earned by competing in deadly company picnic games. Unfortunately for Veronica, sleeping with the boss's wife makes her a prime target.
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Stabat Mater

When Nolan's pregnant wife develops a bizarre fascination with wasps—insects he's both terrified by and severely allergic to—he's unsure of how to handle it.
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GoGood

"GoGood" is a new app designed to support Effective Altruism-style donations. But its user logs paint a darker picture of a growing plague.
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