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Issue 21 – our final issue
‘Human Error’ by Joanne Anderton
Used up and worn out. Machines and people. We’re all the same in the end.
‘The Wilding’ by Amber Hayward
Selva was meant to be a paradise for the colonists. It didn’t work out.
‘The Black Massive’ by J. Ashley-Smith
Existential dread comes in all forms. Including pills.
D6 #21 epub
D6 #21 mobi
‘Mouthbreathers’ by Simon Petrie
A passionate pash this is not.
‘Two Way’ by Charlotte Platt
Lisa was running from an abusive relationship. She found help where you’d least expect.
‘According to Panoptes’ by Dominic Teague
The Ark of Eucenegis carried all that was left of the population of Mydella. This is their story, according to Panoptes.
‘Andrei Tarkovsky’ by Ben Peek
This never happened. Not here. Not yet.
D6 #20 epub
D6 #20 mobi
‘Barralang, pop. 63’ by Deborah Sheldon
Barralang is a place where hope comes to die.
‘Riders on The Storm’ by Tais Teng
Sirriac’s life changed when the dust devil followed him home.
‘Cargo’ by Damir Salkovic
The capsule recovery was just another job for Calhoun. It would be his last.
D6 #19 epub
D6 #19 mobi
‘The Tea and Sugar Train’ by Deborah Sheldon
Nullarbor. A plain where nothing lives. Nothing living, that is.
‘Jack Hammer’s Last Stand’ by Michael McGlade
Muteys and robos know to stay out of Jack Hammer’s way, But even Jack has a weakness.
‘Pigshit and Gold’ by Aiki Flinthart
The longer you live, the more war you see. And Haldora has seen much more than she cares to. Shortlisted for an Aurealis Award
D6 #18 epub
D6 #18 mobi
‘Posse Comitatus’ by Jason Fischer
It was the perfect crowd control mechanism right up until it wasn’t.
‘The Sirens’ Secret’ by David Levell
Much has been written about the Sirens, but the truth is stranger.
‘The Role Model’ by Peter Ninnes
Erica needed to find an inspirational heroine. A cave in Nagano was didn’t seem a likely spot.
‘The Eviction of Willa Coventry’ by Mark T Barnes
Demon hunting was hard work, especially if you were close to pushing up the daisies yourself.
D6 #17 epub
D6 #17 mobi
‘Vincent’s Penny’ by Chris Barnham
Sebastian took Vincent’s penny, and almost lost his soul.
‘You Will Remember Who You Were’ by Cat Sparks
Ghandi said, ‘A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.’ We’re hosed. Shortlisted for an Aurealis Award
‘Our House’ by Matan Elul
It was a year since Amorth’s wife had died. Would he ever be free of her?
D6 #16 epub
D6 #16 mobi
‘Zodiac’ by Mark Barnes
She was the only living woman in the Never Never. They didn’t stand a chance.
‘Easy Like Arsenic’ by Ephiny Gale
This ‘once upon a time’ is nothing like the others.
‘The Shaming’ by David Coleman
Never question a Scrutineer. Ever. But Rosie would.
D6 #15 epub
D6 #15 mobi
‘#WhiteWitch’ by Shauna O’Meara
Facing danger at the top of the world? You need #WhiteWitch.
‘All in Green’ by Adele Gardner
Rappo and Finn were joined in life like no-one else. But what if one should face death?
‘In The Nexsphere’ by Doug Bost
It’s the next big thing in tech. Maybe you should read the user manual first.
‘The Giant’s Servant’ by Trent Jamieson
Did you know giants come in all shapes and sizes?
D6 #14 epub
D6 #14 mobi
‘Reckoning’ by Emilie Collyer
The Earth was broken. Gia was broken. Could they save each other?
‘The Reclaimers’ by Mark Webb
Wizard garbage disposers – the pay stinks but the hours… yeah, they’re pretty bad too.
‘Water for Antiques’ by Robert Stephenson
Dravid couldn’t believe his luck. Maybe he was right not to.
D6 #13 epub
D6 #13 mobi
‘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
D6 #12 mobi
‘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
D6 #11 mobi
‘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
honourable mention – Best Horror of the Year 2017 – Ellen Datlow
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
D6 #10 mobi
D6 #9 epub
D6 #9 mobi
D6 #8 epub
D6 #8 mobi
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D6 #7 mobi
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D6 #6 mobi
D6 #5 epub
D6 #5 mobi
D6 #4 epub
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D6 #3 epub
D6 #3 mobi
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D6 #2 mobi
D6 #1 epub
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