The vampire secret space program was too rushed to fully erase Transylvania-born rocket pioneer Hermann Oberth from the history books, but they were ab…
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"That couch," observed the salesperson, "is twice as smart at being a couch than you are at being a person." It was a somewhat insulting thing for an I…
Marcelo Rinesi
Visiting my patients at the Navy Asylum was my favorite part of the week. Cyber-psychiatrists don't get many success stories, even if mine couldn't lea…
Marcelo Rinesi
The General asked if I had ever listened to the program as it was begging for its life. "Of course not," I replied. "Just because I trained the AI it d…
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At least I'm not going to fuck the mail drone on live video. The joke falls flat, and not just because your mom isn't there to hear it. She wouldn't ha…
Marcelo Rinesi
A man and a woman sat in a hotel room in a city haunted by death. The only noise coming through the window was the sarcastic ---or so it sounded--- ins…
Marcelo Rinesi
Whatever the Ministry finds in his weekly blood samples they will never share, but we've shared a room for the few years my little brother has been ali…
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"It's an autopsy report on our country," I told my husband when he asked, but I didn't show him my files. I can't, because the military classified the …
Marcelo Rinesi
Huge and luxurious — for a hole deep in the Moon's ground — armies of autonomous robots kept building lunar habitats of increasing size and sophisticat…
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Anybody could've done it, given enough time. Only bits and papers are capacious enough to hold real wealth. They sit on one end of document trails and …
Marcelo Rinesi
I learned about him when the police arrested me for the murder of his mistress. We look very much alike, and police facial recognition doesn't work ver…
Marcelo Rinesi
When the Qatar 2022 World Cup final match was interrupted by the stadium becoming an overheated deathtrap, a terrorist cyber-attack was the obvious sus…
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