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Roots by Jenny Curtis (Lucent Dreaming Issue 5) Second Place Winner of Lucent Dreaming’s Winter Short Story Contest

It’s difficult to say whether Earth has lived up to my expectations so far. The shuttle docked in Dover and from there I got a plane to Luton, then a bus to Oxford which was as far as the driver was willing to take me. I could see why. The roads, which were bumpy to begin with, practically disintegrated under the tyres as we got into Oxford. … Read More Roots by Jenny Curtis (Lucent Dreaming Issue 5) Second Place Winner of Lucent Dreaming’s Winter Short Story Contest

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The World Within Me by Elizabeth A. Nemeth (Lucent Dreaming Issue 5)

Imagine, if you will: the air filtration systems breathing oxygen into my being; the generators pumping electricity through copper arteries; the vast server array responsible for telling everything else what it needs to do. Complex, demanding contraptions. One glance at a dizzying mishmash of cables is enough to remind the humans how precious, how precarious, the health of these mechanisms are.… Read More The World Within Me by Elizabeth A. Nemeth (Lucent Dreaming Issue 5)