Fact Articles

StarShipSofa No 380 T.R. Napper

Coming Up… Fact: Science News by J J Campanella Main Fiction: “The Line” by T.R. Napper. Originally published in Grimdark Magazine Issue #2. ‘This is going to hurt.’ George held the goateed man in an arm-bar, face down on the canvas. The man managed to turn his head to one side and gasp, ‘No.’ George […]

StarShipSofa 377 David D Levine

Coming Up… Octagon Technology Fact: Looking Back At Genre History by Amy H Sturgis Main Fiction: “Mammals” by David D. Levine Originally published at Analog Magazine David D. Levine is the author of over fifty published science fiction and fantasy stories. His work has appeared in markets including Asimov’s, Analog, F&SF, and Realms of Fantasy […]

StarShipSofa 376 Timons Esaias/David G. Blake

Coming Up… Octagon Technology Main Fiction: “The Fitter” by Timons Esaias Timons Esaias is a satirist, writer and poet living in Pittsburgh. His works, ranging from literary to genre, have been published in eighteen languages. He has over a hundred poems in print, in markets ranging from Asimov’s Science Fiction and 5AM to Elysian Fields […]

StarShipSofa No 372 Norman Spinrad/Tobias S Buckell

Coming Up… Short Fiction: “The Universe Reef” by Tobias S. Buckell Jackson buckles his leathers tighter, and pulls on a fur. “The height causes that cold,” he shouts. “We’re like mountaineers!” I want to flee the bitter cold and escape the wind, which seems to pierce my skin and scrub my bones. But I don’t […]

StarShipSofa No 368 Brent Knowles Andy Weir

Coming Up…. Interview: Andy Weir – The Martian Fact: Science News by J J Campanella Main Fiction: “Digital Rights” by Brent Knowles The Assistant responsible for the primary thruster arrangement killed itself just ten days after Izzy arrived on the solar station. The panicked chatter of the other Assistants prevented them from continuing with their […]

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