Fictions & Fantasies: short stories and novellas

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There’s an idea in the science-fiction community called steam-engine time, which is what people call it when suddenly twenty or thirty different writers produce stories about the same idea. We are looking for stories that are original, fresh, turns tropes on their heads. The setting is dark and the economy is in a socio-economical collapse. Som oftest lader man en person fra en verden, der ligner vores, komme til en fremmed verden og fungere som tolk for læseren. But let's be frank--the decade is like a golden goose for the nostalgia-inclined.
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The Vorkian [a dystopian novella]: The 2250 Saga

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Not a band to take themselves (or to be taken) seriously, I generally like them as long as they don't go overboard with campiness. "Modern Things" has great lyrics, and for extra laffs I imagine Pee Wee Herman singing them. "It's not imitation anything / It's real plastic!" Pulling himself upwards to the light became a personal as well as a professional preoccupation. In the end, Luke joins the rebels and helps win an important battle against the Empire. The SF Hub is based on the wealth of research resources in the Science Fiction Collections of The University of Liverpool's Special Collections and Archives, including the renowned Science Fiction Foundation Collection.
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Slow River

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Dune is one of the most famous creations of 20th-century SF. As well, robots have been formidable movie villains or monsters (e.g., the robot Box in the film Logan's Run (1976), HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey, ARIIA in Eagle Eye, robot Sentinels in X-Men: Days of Future Past, the battle droids in Star Wars ). These works introduced a comedic and strange (maybe almost surreal) element to science fiction writing that is still adored by fans even today.
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Abysm: Aurora Renegades Book Three (Volume 3)

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The ice would eventually melt, raising sea levels by some 20 metres in "100 years or much less," according to another scientist. Foreman had always regarded space travel as a dangerous business, but he had no idea just how dangerous. Works of fantasy imagine worlds and situations that could not possibly occur. Science Fiction and Computing: Essays on Interlinked Domains. Yet Cadigan wrote, with typical assurance, of a noisy, noirish, dystopian future, of characters overwhelmed by sheer noise (physical and mental), of a plethora of information conveyed in media old and new, of the breakdown of the body/technology boundary.
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Master Han's Daughter

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European Journal Of English Studies 17.3 (2013): 295-307. AdamSmithee.0 Contributors: Guwashi from Tokyo. Cool Stuff We Like Here @ CoolPile.com, The Home of Coolest Gadgets => http://coolpile.com/gadgets-magazine ------- < < Original Comment >> ------- Ocular implants [Cyberpunk: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/cyberpunk/ Contact Lenses: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/contact-lenses/ Implants: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/implant/ Cyborgizations: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/cyborg/]
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War: Allie's War, Book Six (Volume 6)

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I'm looking for a broken C64, VIC20 w/e so I can build a cyberdeck with the case. W. and Shanghai. as well as various electronic body music acts." which is set in an alternate history Victorian era that combines anachronistic technology with cyberpunk's bleak film noir world view. 1. Most humans and animals in Blade Runner are cyborgs, compounding biological processes, industrial refitting, and artificial intelligence. And yes, I know that Dick complimented the movie’s visual design as being exactly what he was thinking.
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The Time-Lapsed Man and other stories

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To many disaffected computer-literate youths, Gibson’s world of technology, drugs, and intrigue read like a prophecy of a glamorous, if dark, future. People love to debate what is “real” science fiction. Blade Runner can be seen as a quintessential example of the cyberpunk style and theme. It is a culture that does not exist right now, so the Japanese concept of a cyberpunk future, seems just as valid as a Western one, especially as Western cyberpunk often incorporates many Japanese elements.�[17] William Gibson is now a frequent visitor to Japan, and he came to see that many of his visions of Japan have become a reality: Modern Japan simply was cyberpunk.
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The Universe Wide Web: Getting Started: A young adult

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If you think AKs never jam, you’ve never used one in the field. Ready Player One is one of those novels that revels in references. There are way fewer… Read more Read more What is it about fantasy that appeals to many of the greatest cyberpunk authors? Concluding Larke’s latest trilogy, this will be a swashbuckling epic of piracy, spywork, and sorcery. Now a second-year PhD student, she plans to work on J. Harry Turtledove is a master of this subgenre; his Guns of the South asks what would have happened if the South had won the Civil War, while his World War II: In the Balance series blends alternate history with "first contact" by asking what would happen if aliens had invaded Earth during WWII.
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Love is strange (A Paranormal Romance)

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Which is why we’ve come up with a list including Joan Slonczewski and Pat Cadigan, along with extras to feast your reading eyes on like Linda Nagata and Cherie Priest. In the 2014, RoboCop (2014) Remake OmniCorp and its parent company OCP isn't an almighty 1980's-style Mega Corp., though the issue of automated drones, rising crime and Sinister Surveillance is touched on. Wilson Library Bulletin 69:7 (March 1995): 98. And like true old punks, the values – and fears – of their formative years have carried through.
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Boumee and the Apes: Digital Science Fiction Short Story

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Streetlethal‘s one notable weakness is its female lead, the typical “drug addict turned elegant prostitute turned crusader” who, unfortunately, never becomes much more than a sidekick to be occasionally berated, occasionally saved, and occasionally romanced by Aubrey Knight. Kraftwerk 's The Man-Machine and Computer World albums both explored the theme of humanity becoming dependent on technology. In 5,000 words and hundreds of screen caps, Dave goes through every scrap of textual content seen in the film.
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