short story

  1. B

    Ever read a short story about a staged war (and sports violence)?

    Hello Alien Soup gang, I am in search of a short story I must have read in the late 1980s. I remember it so vividly: The stage is set by a pair of TV announcers at a coliseum, setting the audience up for an unbelievable match to take place. It sounds like two sports teams will be taking the...
  2. Tom

    Sci-Fi H P Lovecraft short story 'The Colour Out of Space'

    "The Colour Out of Space" is a science fiction/horror short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft, written in March 1927. In the tale, an unnamed narrator pieces together the story of an area known by the locals as the "blasted heath" in the wild hills west of Arkham, Massachusetts. The...
  3. Spacekat Tommy

    Albert can dance!

    When the hoverbus dropped him off after school, he ran as fast as he could to the front door and nearly ran into it before the auto-open feature had opened it entirely. "You didnt activate him yet?!", his son says upon his arrival in the living room. "Well i figured you'd want to see it happen...