Humanity @ 13% – Chapter One (five of six)

Nurses came and went. They wore blue uniforms and mostly revolved around a chaotic, unorganised desk, littered with papers and folders. What I assumed to be a doctor appeared, and she was immediately surrounded by an explosion of activity, as the nurses and other staff vied for her attention. I gathered from the exasperated whispers …

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Humanity @ 13% – Chapter One (three of six)

I found some clothes in a locker down the corridor and put them on. Black trousers, white collared shirt. Then I went for a walk. Outside, it was a chilly spring evening but I turned down my temperature sensitivity settings and felt more comfortable. Under the weak sun and in the fetid breeze that was …

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Existential Alien Horror

It’s not as bad as it seems Photo by David Fagundes on Pexels.com Aliens, horror, and existentialism are perfect bed-fellows, and as a literary combination, they take some beating. Existentialists believe that we’re born without purpose into a world that makes no sense, a world without meaning, where god herself is dead, and there’s generally …

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