Neal Ulen

Neal Ulen
Editor/Webmaster - Neal is a writer and recovering engineer who likes pizza, the insidious power of sarcasm (and pizza), and debating science fiction (and pizza). You can also find his writing on Omni, Geeks, and other media platforms.

A Tale of Momentum & Inertia

A Tale of Momentum & Inertia

This cute little short, A Tale of Momentum & Inertia, teaches us that unlooked for help should never go unappreciated.  On the negative side it says that we shouldn’t turn the other face when challenged with adversity.  Then again, it’s …

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Shiva by Thom Tenery

Shiva by Thom Tenery

The stream of indoctrination slaves never ends.  They arrive on Shiva from all corners of the galaxy, most of them human . . . for humans were the only galactic race to continue to embrace the antiquated tradition of religion. …

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Hounds by Jiwon Pang

Hounds by Jiwon Pang

Prisoners of war can be a tricky thing.  Sometimes you’ve got your docile, broken, ready to piss their pants types . . . if they wear pants.  Other times you’ve got your defiant, screw you, you can’t touch me, antiquated …

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Mars Station by Konstantin Mashkarin

Mars Station by Konstantin Mashkarin

Saito hesitated . . . then stopped.  He stood and stared at the barely visible entrance to the station.  Would they believe what he was about to tell them?  Would they accept as evidence the thing he was carrying in …

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John Carter of Mars by Vance Kovacs

John Carter of Mars by Vance Kovacs

For a little over 100 years Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ John Carter of Virginia has been roaming the red plains of Barsoom and filling our minds with adventure.  Vance Kovacs captures the color and action the red planet as Carter defies …

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