The Hitler Paradox by Liam Hogan

“You can’t.” “Why not?” “Because everyone does it.” “That’s nonsense!” “Suppose you go back to the day he was born.” “Sounds good to me.” “You fail.” “What? How hard could it be to kill a baby?” “Easy enough, if you have the stomach for it. But still, you fail.” “Why?” “Because someone else went back …

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Orbital Views by Gretchen Tessmer

The first time we passed Saturn, you were still alive. Do you remember? We were whispering together, in a secluded alcove in Section A-17. Someone shouted "Saturn's rings on the left!" and everyone rushed to the windows. Except you. You caught my hand, held me back. You kissed me and we missed it completely. Everyone …

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The Mirror in the Bathroom by George Nikolopoulos

Officer Jake Delonghi muttered angrily to himself, while shaving. "Another end-of-world prophecy; a mysterious invasion happening today and everyone's going to die. It's in the Potatonic Manuscripts or something. What's worse, the idiots in the Department believe it. We're working double shifts tonight. Is this pathetic or what?" Looking at the mirror, he saw himself …

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