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Burning Sky by Rachel Pollack (1989)

“Burning Sky” (1989) by Rachel Pollack (4489 words) Posted here to facilitate our upcoming discussion. Or: [Download PDF] <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> Sometimes I think of my clitoris as a magnet, pulling me along to uncover new deposits of ore in the fantasy … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: The Triumph of Mechanics by Karl Stobl

Stobl was influenced by Edgar Allen Poe. He started a fantasy magazine predating Weird Tales by two years. This story was written in 1907, before both world wars. It was not translated into English until 2016, primarily because Stobl was relegated … Continue reading

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The Triumph Of Mechanics by Karl Hans Stobl (1907)

“The Triumph Of Mechanics” (1907) – Karl Hans Stobl (3751 words) <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> The town’s toy industry had grown considerably in the last few years. All civilized countries placed orders upon orders, eager to own mechanical toys — multicolored, marvelously precise: the Punchinello … Continue reading

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