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‘The Curious Child’ by Paul Speller
Cats are not the only things that shouldn’t be too curious.

‘Correlation’ by Paul Stephanus
Perspective is everything, even when it comes to garbage disposal.

‘The Gods of Mwaia’ by Bryce Stephens
Renai just wanted some land for his family; he nearly lost everything.

D6 #12 epub

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‘Remnants’ by Nathan Burrage
shortlisted for a 2017 Aurealis Award – Best Fantasy Novella
Stealing his sister from the Ottoman invader seems like an act of desperation by Dumitru. But desperate times call for desperate measures.

‘November 31st is World Peace Day’ by Simon Petrie
Time-travelling flying cars, kidnappings, fights, the end of blister packs as we know them and a ravening Allosaur. Not much ‘peace’ to be found here.

‘Rescue’ by Robert Stephenson
When you co-own a space freighter with an Artificial Intelligence, you can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometimes, well you just might find…

‘Duplicity’ by J Ashley Smith
shortlisted for a 2017 Aurealis Award – Best Fantasy Short Story
There are worse things than being two-faced in this world.

D6 #11 epub

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‘The Other City’ by Rjurik Davidson
It was the time of life when everything falls apart. He had to get out of the city. But where would he end up?

‘Glide’ by Natalie Potts
There are lots of species of Australian fauna that want to kill you. We just found one more.

‘The Seven Voyages of Captain Cook’ by Craig Cormick
Cook was a Company man on a voyage of exploration. The son that accompanied him was dead. And wanted him dead too.

D6 #10 epub

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‘The Plastinarium’ by Zoë Harland
Students of necromancy should really take more care…

‘All the Colours of the Tomato’ by Simon Petrie
Out among the stars we need to learn to see with different eyes.
shortlisted – Aurealis Awards for best SF Novella of 2016

‘The Widow in the Woods’ by Barry Charman
Jakob lost one family member to the widow. He would not lose another.

D6 #9 epub

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‘Trollkyrka’ by Matt Wesolowski
Like any religion, the troll church demands its sacrifices.

‘Bronze Gods’ by Jeremy Szal
Some who volunteer for the Steel Legion’s work never return.

‘Small Fish’ by Matthew Cropley
Is there honour among thieves in the city of Caravor? Not likely…

‘Going Viral’ by Thoraiya Dyer
Nila’s plan to trick her mother and giver her the granddaughter she yearns for isn’t exactly simple, but what could possibly go wrong?
shortlisted – Aurealis Awards for best SF Novella of 2016

D6 #8 epub

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‘In the Slip’ by Emillie Colyer
O wad some Power the giftie gie us
To see oursels as ithers see us!

‘Guitarrista’s Lament’ by Jeff Suwak
A Guitarrista’s life is full of laughter and sadness, more of each than most people know.

‘Preservation of Faith’ by Dustin Adams
Touching God can get you killed.

D6 #7 epub

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‘Everything is a Graveyard’ by Jason Fischer
Post-apocalyptic V8s in a ruined Adelaide destroyed by prehistoric drop bears. What more do you need to know?

The Orchid Nursery – extract by Louise Katz
A specially edited extract of the new novel from Louise Katz, described by Cat Sparks as, ‘A superbly crafted vision of a toxic cultural wasteland’.

‘Lodloc and The Bear’ by Steve Cameron winner 2015 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novella

Childhood imaginings don’t normally have the habit of knocking on your door…

D6 #6 epub

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‘Going Home Sideways’ by SG Larner
They say you can never go home. But maybe they’re wrong…

‘Red in Tooth and Claw’ by David McDonald
Could a single human be a match for the hostile environment of the planet Hope?

‘The Pass’ by Jessica May Lin
Grandfather protected the children who lived in the strawberry fields from the monsters. But now he was growing old and weak.

D6 #5 epub

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‘Dark History’ by Jen White
Urban archeology isn’t meant to be this scary, is it?

‘Time Pump’ by Chris McMahon
Marooned in the icy wastes of planet X31, it’s only a matter of hours until MacPherson freezes to death…

‘Tooth’ by Bren MacDibble
Backpacker horror a toothsome treat? Look no further.

D6 #4 epub

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‘Shark-God Covenant’ by Robert Hood  shortlisted for an Australian Horror Writers’ Award
You never make a deal with the Devil. But what about the child of a god?

‘The Last of The Butterflies’ by Steve Cameron
Let me tell you a story about when I was young and the world was a very different place.

‘New Chronicles of Andras Thorn’ by Cat Sparks
Just like his uncle, Andras Thorn wanted adventure and excitement. Unfortunately he found it.

D6 #3 epub

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‘At Dawn’s Speed’ by Dirk Strasser
Swift and her tribe have been running their whole lives, because the touch of the sun brings the ‘silvering’.

‘Upon a Distant Shore’ by Alan Baxter
Astronaut Anatoly Novikov wanted a mission that would inscribe his name on the ages. Finally he got one.

‘He Ain’t Dead’ by Robert N Stephenson
It’s simple really. Don’t mess with native American burial mounds.

D6 #2 epub

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‘Ryder’ by Richard Harland
Sent from bustling Sydney to boring country NSW during World War I, life is undeniably dull for Sally. Until she meets Ryder.

‘The Message’ by Charlotte Nash
On a future Earth ravaged by the Event, a soldier with a terrifying secret must travel behind enemy lines.

‘The Preservation Society’ by Jason Nahrung
For the undead, blood is more than sustenance. It’s a connection to the memory of life.

D6 #1 epub

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