Art

The art of speculative fiction.

Impossible Love by Marc Brunet

Impossible Love // Marc Brunet

They arrived at the Core bruised, bleeding and exhausted. The blind and naked trogs who had guided them through the impossibly dark and winding catacombs of the Underspire refused to enter the Core.  Their Techspire conditioning was too strong to …

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12 Hideous Book Covers On My Shelf

A Case of Conscience by James Blish

We’ve all read (or gave up on) really bad books over the years.  We’ve also been subjected to some really poorly conceived and executed book covers during that same time.  I’m not going to attempt to meld the two, because bad books often make …

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Infinispace – The End // Paul Chadeisson

The End // Paul Chadeisson

The dreadnaught dropped out of shelldrive after shooting the gap through the constellation of Virgo and continuing another 900 light years, give or take.  Celestially speaking the stop was in the middle of nowhere, a dead end waypoint not worth …

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Infinispace – Messenger // Yuan Zhang

Messenger // Yuan Zhang

“Hey mister!  My balloon!” the boy cried at the speeding Necro.  “Come back!” The Necro laughed maniacally and mechanically as he swivelled his masked head back to the balcony on which sat a now despondent boy.  Serves the sniveling rat right for being …

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Infinispace – Hounds // 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 Troxian Convention types.  Then …

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Infinispace – Journey // Dmitry Zaviyalov

Journey // Dmitry Zaviyalov

Preparations for the Progenitor’s pilgrimage were drawing to a close.  The thousand year journey would begin in a cataclysmic blaze and end with the rebirth of his people.  Indoctrination complete, his ark would propel his essence across the void and deliver him …

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The Disturbing Art of Wayne Barlowe

Wayne Barlowe

Wayne Barlowe was born in 1958 in Glen Cove, NY and later attended the Cooper Union School of Art in New York City. He is a world-renowned artist specializing in science fiction, fantasy, and horror.  His works have appeared on …

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The Art of Peter Elson

I first took notice of Peter Elson’s work when I was a young kid who became infatuated with science fiction after the release of the first Star Wars movie in 1977.  Not long after this I was haunting a small …

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