Submissions are now closed for “Beauty in Blood-Drenched Circuits” – An AI-Only Anthology

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Latest Story From Issue 003:

The Soul Stories of Nonh

by Gemma Church

“We are smoldering now, burning, stretching our new, opaque arms, long and tuberculate, covered in swirling patterns of grey soot and white smoke. We are leaking outside the hangar, into the cool evening air.

Even if we wanted to stop our escape, we could not.”


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Flash Feature: The Red Planet

By Rett Weissenfels

This story is part of Issue 003.

. . . With every step he felt the ushering of the earth’s tacit power welling up in the balls of his feet, springing him forward with ever-growing strength. His father’s immortal blood crashed through his veins, animating his muscles with rainbow life and roaring primal power in the back of his mind.

His father’s words from hours past still reverberated in his ears, cutting through the thunder in his veins. “Fly now, child. Rest not ’til the Atlas is secure.” And fly he did.

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