From their humble beginnings as inventors of a handheld device with basic mind control capabilities, the tech-folk behind World Weary Avengers, Incorporated moved on to develop such gadgets as one capable of recording an individual's very personality and replaying it back into another person. Devices with even more sinister potential are in the pipeline. Only a small band of software quality assurance engineers stands between these audacious inventors and your very soul....
What happens when the Bible smashes into The Princess Bride? A thirteen page screenplay is written presenting biblical scenes through slightly modified Princess Bride quotes for the primary purpose of giving NCFCA Open material to interp and perform of course!
With wit, humor, and a moral, all wrapped up in a fresh, entertaining package!
David - ‘So what happens now?‘
Goliath - ‘We face each other as God intended... sportsmanlike. No tricks, no weapons, skill against skill alone. ‘
David - ‘You mean, I'll put down my rock and you'll put down your sword and we'll try and kill each other like civilized people?
Goliath - ‘I could kill you now. ‘
David - ‘Frankly, I think the odds are slightly in your favor at hand fighting.‘
Goliath - ‘It's not my fault being the biggest and the strongest. I don't even exercise.’
In this dystopian fantasy, certain people are stuck at binary ages (8, 16, 32 ...) due to an unknown cause. They cannot age, or change, or become sick or even injured. By turns experimented on, abused, tortured and scorned, they are eventually exiled into a strange prison, an infinite forest world from which there is no escape. There they seek a cure, an antidote, a solution to their problem.
Four people are selected, seemingly at random, by an invisible being who com...
Een toevallige ontmoeting leidt tot een terugblik op de oorsprong en een vereffening met het verleden. Psychologisch getinte novelle.
When a city commissioned a famous artist to create a masterpiece for their newly refurbished downtown, they only forgot one thing: to tell him when to stop. Now his greatest work is threatening to take over everywhere. It's a race against time and space and dimensions nobody even knew were there!
This is not your father’s time travel. There’s no machine, no dial. There’s no telling where or when you’ll go. The only thing that can change is you. It will make you what it needs to make you. And if you come back, it won’t be the same you. You’re messing with the nature of things, and the nature of things does not like to be messed with. Welcome to a riddle of change and addiction.
Charity in the twenty-first century is a game. The players are artists, salesmen, and idealists, all working together to get something for nothing.
At the center of the game stands Bo Sparks, charismatic CEO of SparkVISION Consulting, which runs campaigns for the charities under its care. Surrounded by the wealthy and the desperate, Sparks just wants to do a little good in the world. But this holiday season he has more than his fair share of worries, between a secreti...
On a dare, Gian Carlo Spallanzini set out to discover the deepest darkest secret of a person picked at random. He had no idea what he was getting into. Even a fat, bearded know-it-all ought to know better than to leap before you look. Add a crystal ball, a foul-mouthed parrot, and a cranky atheist talk show host and you'll never guess the outrageous mystery behind the orange car with stripes.
These days it seems like everyone is cashing in on the New Atheism craze, e...
Sarah wanted to escape the city life and her wealthy family. Moving from mainland Australia, she purchased a farm in Tasmania. Persistent, yet green to rural living, the new next door neighbour has her attention and she is out to win his heart in the most embarrassing ways. A family tragedy turns her life upside down and her little farm into spook central. Learn the secrets of the after life; you too may have many freeloaders at your address and not all were once human. ...
Indringende novelle over de aanloop naar het pensioen. Filosofisch getint met veel dubbele lagen. Veel dwarsverbanden met literatuur, religie, oorlog. Toekomstgericht. Ontroerend.
Levon Monk, a heart-broken drug dealer, suffers an identity crisis after inventing a new strain of psychedelic mushrooms that make him famous on the internet.
As the drugs take hold, Levon has an out of body experience. His consciousness slowly floats up into the air. He sees the camp shrinking below him. The dog pack barks at the sky as if they can
see his soul floating into space.
Levon’s mind is transported to a two dimensional universe built
entirely out of triangles. He finds himself in a triangular body. He is
one of thousands of triangular people interlocked into a great
worldwide mosaic. The new Triangle Levon c...
Te 1966. Indira Gandi je izabrana za premijera Indije, Žorž Pompidu za predsednika Francuske, Bitlsi su harali UK i otkriven je Saturnov mesec Epimetej.
Te 1966. Ronald Regan je postao guverner Kalifornije, u Kini je počela kulturna revolucija, Roling Stounsi izdali Paint it Black i rodio sam se ja.
Te 1966. Aleksa Lakić je imao šest godina, igrao se na livadi pored kuće obrasle bršljanom i nije ni slutio da sam se ja rodio.
Upoznali smo se tek 2010. Došao je kod men...
Kleine roman over drie generaties. Herhaling van zetten is het belangriekste. Zuud-Oost Drenthe tussen 1940 en 1990. Nedersaksisch dialect.
A collection of stories, including the Legend of the Wandering Cashier, the roadside diner Angel of Death, the classic tale of the Bathroom on the Bus, and featuring private eye Dawn Debris in the Land of Many Things
A gang of street kids, an anonymous radio announcer, a detective from the future, a presidential assassination attempt and a frequently mistaken narrator all play a part in this jumble of introductions to an open-source novel inspired by the works of Macedonio Fernandez. Cover painting by Delma Soult.
Verzuuk is probeersel, ofkeken van Michel de Montaigne. Drentse essays.
A collection of oddly surreal stories for unusual children, featuring a mouse and his friends - a squirrel, an elephant, a limpet and a fish - along with an assortment of mischievous clouds and cowardly mushrooms.