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Remembering Time

 Afternoon, 27th September 2080 The season of fall had begun. The leaves had turned orange and were bidding goodbye to the trees which held them close to their hearts, to become one with the gentle breeze. Their journey now had… Continue Reading →

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The Uninvited

Trigger Warning: The following article contains a portrayal of characters suffering from severe mental illness. Readers’ discretion is advised.   Jane was driving her away from the glimmer of light towards the darkness, creeping deeper and deeper, until she was… Continue Reading →

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Died to keep the dying alive

“How do you feel about this achievement? Your book is now one of the fastest-selling books!” asked one of the reporters. “I’m happy for this book’s success more than any of my other books. Because this book is not a… Continue Reading →

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The Girl from Iztacalco

The palette sat on the table, its many children crawling to play with each other. I dip my brush into the palette, squidge it into the deepest shade of blue until the bristles get covered in blue up to their… Continue Reading →

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Almost human-like robots

Russia, 2027. Isn’t it fascinating how we humans have evolved? Thriving for perfection, we’re in a race for continuous development. This century has seen tremendous changes that none of our ancestors would’ve ever imagined. And as we’ve evolved, so has… Continue Reading →

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Broken Promise

2nd February 2000 Dear Diary, Ugh! Waking up early every single day to attend school is so annoying. I wish we didn’t have school and exams so that I can enjoy myself at home all day long. But that can’t… Continue Reading →

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I, Human

  Susan Calvin and Peter Bogert were at the table debating the deployment of DZ-27 robots. Their receptors could be used to track the synapses of the positronic brains of other robots. In other words, they could read the robots’… Continue Reading →

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The Gift

“MSS25 to command central. Timestamp- 0100 command time. MSS25 has been refuelled from Dyson sphere X2684 with zero complications. Asking for permission to initialize pinch from terminal X2684 to terminal U895. Over.” [Ship’s communication device] “Command central to MSS25. Timestamp-0100… Continue Reading →

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A Forever Home

The below article identifies as Horror. Reader Discretion is advised.   Tick Tock. Tick Tock.    As the clock struck three, darkness shadowed the light of the moon. Silence crawled through the halls within, and the only sound I would… Continue Reading →

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Un’sal’vaged

The porch light blinked feebly, an indication of presence inside the house. Other than the lights in the house, nothing about the house bore the sign of life. The broken windows off the house didn’t, the unkempt vegetation in the… Continue Reading →

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Life Amidst The Holocaust

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders, violence, and brutality in relation to Nazist practices. The reader is advised to use their discretion to continue reading.   It was 1933 when Hitler rose to power and… Continue Reading →

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The Real Culprit

Spoiler alert: The following article is inspired by ‘No filter: The Barks & Beans Café mystery series” written by – Heather Day Gilbert and contains major spoilers. 9:45 p.m Luckily, I reached home without anybody noticing. Coal was chilling with… Continue Reading →

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Novastella’s journey to the unknown

Novastella Stardate 1012.45. Over the years, the human race not only managed to save their home but also succeeded in colonizing eight different planets. Advancing technology and their never-ending desire to explore space have resulted in the journey of Novastella…. Continue Reading →

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Playing God

Trigger Warning: This article contains instances of depression, suicide and loneliness. Spoiler Warning: This article may contain spoilers for the book ‘Recursion’ written by Blake Crouch. Recursion brings up a condition called ‘False Memory Syndrome’ or FMS. The plot of… Continue Reading →

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A Better Future Written in Blood

March 13, 2020  “Breaking news! A family of three was found dead near the bridge last night. Currently, the police have refused to disclose any details. They seem to have found some clues which have not been shared with the… Continue Reading →

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Reminiscence – The Diary

It’s just another day.  I took a glance at the calendar: 12-05-2038, Tuesday. No appointments. Neeta is busy at work; Ria and Rishi are busy with their classes online and I have to clean the old storeroom cupboard because Neeta… Continue Reading →

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Glimpse of my Clairvoyance

I can feel my pulse rising. At present, I cannot recall any of my memories. I only know that I should kill to defend myself, or else I’ll die. I feel someone is controlling my mind. All I can see… Continue Reading →

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The Unbreakable Bond

[Warning] The following content may trigger anxiety. Reader discretion is advised.   The sun rose again. It was yet another day of the tiring and exhausting quarantine. Luv, still in his bed was reluctant to get up. His phone vibrated… Continue Reading →

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War and Pain

It’s the summer of 1917. The kids should be playing in the sunflower fields, while Rachel should be preparing sandwiches under the trees. However, they are probably hiding in the basement, praying. The last letter from her told me that… Continue Reading →

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The Puppet

Another day, another boy in the town was missing. That was the sixth in two weeks. Half of the town had evacuated. The rest are either too afraid to leave or are now broken families who have gone crazy due… Continue Reading →

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Till Death Do Us Apart

Dawn was winding when Aahil was trying hard to get some sleep. He used his hands to cover his ears and sometimes even buried his head under a pillow. He couldn’t listen to the onslaught of verbal abuse going high… Continue Reading →

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Do You See What I See?

David wakes up to find everything unusual. The glittering sun rays that spread various hues of shine are not silver or gold, the grass is not green, the sky is not blue. Everything in sight is anomalistic to him. In… Continue Reading →

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How Far Would You Run?

“RYAN! RYAN!” “Yeahh..” came a faint response from upstairs. “If you aren’t down here in the next five minutes, you might as well change into your pyjamas and tuck yourself into bed.” yelled Evelyn from the living room, throwing books… Continue Reading →

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Doppelgänger

“Where you gonna run?” the voice was harsh. I let out a painful cry as he grabbed my wrists and pinned them together in a tight grip. I could feel my heart throbbing inside my chest as my breathing became… Continue Reading →

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A dream come true

She woke up to the sound of the chirping of birds and opened her eyes as the sun rays fell across her face. After a minute of basking in the warmth of the sun, she got out of her bed,… Continue Reading →

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Through his eyes

Warning: This article might trigger some people. It contains references to violence and explores a dark theme.   He hid in a corner of the dark room, clutching at his sheets with a desperation he was too young to completely… Continue Reading →

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