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Evil Fiction by Patrick M. Tracy

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Eye in the Heavens

March 15, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy “It’ll destroy you if you get too close,” SPARK 7 said to the refueling rig Bravo 2772. In the seventeen standard years since the inception of their mission, the Bravo and SPARK had worked together without incident, but the refueller’s responses had grown less predictable of late. “I want to study […]

Salted Away

September 2, 2012

By Patrick M. Tracy Before being displaced in time, Sam had been a pipefitter on a steam ship. The Claudia Jane had been her name, though she had not been a graceful ship, as the name might imply. No, she’d been an awkward hog of a vessel, with twin side wheels churning and blunt bow […]