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Death by Injection
Horror for October

William Burke (serial_killer) 1792–1829

He laughed, and haunted echoes filled the room. Death dripped from his words. “You’ve got it wrong, my dear. I am many. I multiply and infest this world with fear.”

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The Fountain of Christmas Cheer

Christmas tree. Pereslavl museum, Christmas 2012

Daniel discovers the true source of Christmas cheer even in the midst of horrible circumstances.

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Monkey Madness

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I told headquarters their idea proved they had developed a case of monkey madness. Never give a monkey a man’s job. But did they listen? No. They trained and installed monkeys through the whole fleet. And now I’m sitting up in bed, a monkey holding a ray gun to my head.

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Gas: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Vulture in Sky

Timmy tugged on his dad’s trousers. “Dad, my teacher said gas is bad for the Earth. Is it?”

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Mayhem Negotiations

FREE FICTION: Being in two places at one time isn’t as easy as one would think.

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The Balloon Ark

R. L. Copple offers up an unusual near-future, apocalyptic, science fiction short story for October’s free fiction.

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The Eternal Clock

Captain Bay can change events, but can he change time before it is too late? A space opera flash fiction from R. L. Copple.

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The Call of Nature

Free flash fiction from R. L. Copple. The superhero Moth Man steals a space ship. But why?

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The Three Little Pigs, or How to Invest Wisely

Once upon a time there were three pigs, or so they say. But these aren’t your mama’s pigs.

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A Dose of Virtual Reality

Free Fiction Story from the world of The Virtual Chronicles. Mickey discovers the reality behind the virtual.

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  • Hero Game

    Second book in The Virtual Chronicles. A superhero space adventure!

  • Mind Game

    Mind Game Cover

    First book in The Virtual Chronicles. Virtual reality has never been so real!

  • Reality’s Fire

    Third book in The Reality Chronicles. The exciting finale goes to Hell and back.

  • Reality’s Ascent

    Reality's Ascent Cover

    Second book in The Reality Chronicles. An adventure with consequences.

  • Reality’s Dawn

    First book in The Reality Chronicles. 15 adventures of Sisko to enjoy!

  • Ethereal Worlds Anthology

    25 short stories and flash fictions written over five years by R. L. Copple.

  • Strange Worlds of Lunacy

    Let's go there. It's a silly place. Two flash fictions in this anthology: "Shake, Rattle, and Roll," and "Baby Truth."