Friday Free Fiction for 25th July

Good grief, it’s Friday again – and Friday means free fiction! Here’s what flowed through town on the RSS river this week:



  • The Memory of Mars” by Raymond F Jones (“As soon as I’m well we’ll go to Mars for a vacation again,” Alice would say. But now she was dead, and the surgeons said she was not even human. In his misery, Hastings knew two things: he loved his wife; but they had never been off Earth!)
  • Hail to the Chief” by Gordon Randall Garrett


More Who stuff from FeedBooks:

And some shorts by Philip Francis Nowlan:


Apex Online have a story by none other than Nick Mamatas, outgoing Clarkesworld editor: Summon, Bind, Banish“.

Alick, in Egypt, with his wife, Rose. Nineteen aught-four. White-kneed tourists. Rose, several days into their trip, starts acting oddly, imperiously. She has always wanted to travel, but Alick

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  1. To see really exciting new multimedia literacy try out Inanimate Alice. And its a free online resource!
    More an interactive piece of fiction than a traditional game, Inanimate Alice: Episode 4 continues the story of the young game animator as she leaves her home in Russia and travels abroad. Inanimate Alice serves as both entertainment and a peek into the future of literature as a fusion of multimedia technologies. The haunting images and accompanying music and text weave a remarkably gripping tale that must be experienced to be believed.
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