Category Archives: Cyberpunk

London 1987: Fast Falls The Eventide

EXCERPT Abide with me; fast falls the eventide, The darkness deepens, Lord with me abide … The back doors of the five-ton truck swung outward, and the ramp was hastily lowered. Senior Explosives Officer Christopher Owen eased forward and tilted … Continue reading

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What Is ‘Steampunk’?

  Welcome to the first of an occasional series, exploring Science Fiction’s various ‘Punk’ sub-genres! NOTE: Many readers object to pigeonholing literature, and reject such labels as ‘Steampunk’ and ‘Dieselpunk’ as pointless and ridiculous. I have no problem with applying … Continue reading

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Excalibur 2016: Books for the Year Ahead!

Happy New Year, readers of quality fiction! Today Excalibur celebrates its tenth release – “The Mists of Osorezan”, by Zoe Drake – and outlines its plans for the year ahead, as Phase One of the Excalibur Literary Universe comes to … Continue reading

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Skin Condition

“Give me the cross.” Howard Hopgood winced with pain as he whispered the request; one of the male nurses leaned eagerly toward him, holding out the tiny piece of silverwork. Hopgood closed his mouth around the cross as if it … Continue reading

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