As Wayne stood in the methane downpour, his mind was diverted from the logical queries that should have been forming in his brain. He should have been freezing and gasping for air as he stood naked on the surface of Titan. Instead, he was assaulted with a powerful yet illogical urge to find the rest … Continue reading Salvatore Ambulando’s Detritus: Nostril Mining on Titan
What follows is a list of things no human knows about me. What follows are instances in the great effluvia of creation in which I have found myself directly in control of God's hand, like a golf instructor reaches around his student as their hips swing in unison. What you are about to read is … Continue reading Day Twenty-Seven – We Who Are About to Sigh, Salute You
Here is another story that will soon find it's place in Salvatore Ambulando's Detritus, my soon to be complete self-publishing experiment. This is one of my favorites. If it makes me laugh to read it, I think I did well. Science fiction is not all aliens and transcendence, spaceships and cheap robowomen--I try to inject … Continue reading Salvatore Ambulando’s Detritus: The Spacetrucker’s New Clothes
PREFACE: Reach was one of seven men named as such who existed in seven separate universes as multiversally intertwined souls. It was impossible for them to meet; and though, theoretically, it was possible for Reach to cross over to another universe, the chances of encountering one of the other seven were ridiculously low. This was … Continue reading Reach Five
Avery Drew is an excellent patient in his waking life. In fact, if the good Dr. Hines were to be of a mind to pick favorites among the subjects in this particular experiment, Avery Drew, aged nine years, would definitely hold the top spot. Hines is cautious about his fraternization with the patient, and for … Continue reading Day Twenty-One – There Will Be Redundancies
Continuing project. I've yet to decide whether or not I'm including this in Salvatore Ambulando's Detritus. Reach is one of my favorite characters - he's never anywhere, but yet. --- PREFACE: Reach was one of seven men named as such who existed in seven separate universes as multiversally intertwined souls. It was impossible for them … Continue reading Reach One
Again. --- My first short story was about a psychologist employed at a research facility in Southwestern Colorado. His employer was funded by the government to research ways to manipulate a human's perceptions of his own reality through drugs and what was known as the Dream Room, basically a 30x30 room with wall to wall … Continue reading Why Sci-Fi?