Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue #5

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 Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, bi-monthly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine’s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience.


Issue #5 includes 10 short stories:

"The City Dreams of Bird-Men" - Emily Cataneo

"Moksha" - Andrew Kaye

"The White Snake" - Laurie Tom

"Tempest Fugit" - Christine Borne

"Sticks and Stones" - Jarod K. Anderson

"The Thousand Year Tart" - Charles Payseur

"How the Grail Came to the Fisher King" - Sarah Avery

"Human Bones" - John Giezentanner

"Bandit" - John H. Stevens

Graphic Story: "Shamrock" - Josh Brown & Josh Fortune


In the non-fiction section, this issue features:

Interview with Author Jim Hines

Interview with Author Sarah Avery

Interview with Author Christine Borne

Interview with Award Winning Editor John Joseph Adams

Artist Spotlight: Todor Hristov

Book Review: Echopraxia (Peter Watts)

Movie Review: Rigor Mortis (Juno Mak)


The magazine is open to most sub-genres of science fiction, including hard SF, military, apocalyptic & post-apocalyptic, space opera, time travel, cyberpunk, steampunk, and humorous. Similarly for fantasy, we accept most sub-genres, including alternate world, dark fantasy, heroic, high or epic, historical, medieval, mythic, sword & sorcery, urban fantasy, and humorous. The magazine also publishes horror and paranormal short fiction.

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  Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, bi-monthly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine’s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience.

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Publisher
Fantasy Scroll Press LLC
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Published on
Feb 9, 2015
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Pages
171
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ISBN
9780991661947
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / General
Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
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Book 1
NOW AN EXCITING NEW SERIES FROM NETFLIX • The shell that blew a hole in his chest was only the beginning in this “tour de force of genre-bending, a brilliantly realized exercise in science fiction.”—The New York Times Book Review

In the twenty-fifth century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself. Now, assuming one can afford the expensive procedure, a person’s consciousness can be stored in a cortical stack at the base of the brain and easily downloaded into a new body (or “sleeve”) making death nothing more than a minor blip on a screen.

Ex-U.N. envoy Takeshi Kovacs has been killed before, but his last death was particularly painful. Dispatched one hundred eighty light-years from home, re-sleeved into a body in Bay City (formerly San Francisco, now with a rusted, dilapidated Golden Gate Bridge), Kovacs is thrown into the dark heart of a shady, far-reaching conspiracy that is vicious even by the standards of a society that treats “existence” as something that can be bought and sold.

Praise for Altered Carbon

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“A fascinating trip . . . Pure high-octane science fiction mixes with the classic noir private-eye tale.”—Orlando Sentinel
 
“Gritty and vivid . . . looks as if we have another interstellar hero on our hands.”—USA Today
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