by Mia Trachinger
In a world where people are employed as live body contagions to immunize urban populations, an unvaccinated man resists being inoculated.
by Ben Rekhi
Los Angeles has fallen victim to a nuclear attack from an unknown aggressor. In the aftermath of the bombing, a young man’s search for his girlfriend highlights the human toll of eternal war.
by Patrick Stettner
A young female soldier returns home after a traumatic tour of duty, taking a new medication that can selectively erase memories.
by Lisa Robinson
The web is no longer secure, but NeuroLock can encrypt data using the human brain. Iris struggles to choose between unemployment and a job as a “neuro-messenger,” a career with unwanted side effects.
by Mo Perkins
With global population at an extreme high, federal fertility lotteries now determine who can and can’t reproduce. When one woman learns that she will be permanently sterilized, her faith in the system is shaken.
by Trevin Matcek
Simon Ender struggles with his decision to commit his elderly mother into a revolutionary nursing home alternative that has solved the rapidly growing Senior Citizen overpopulation.
by Julian Breece
Organ Harvesting Initiative surgeon Isaac North visits a Colorado refugee town where quadriplegic Luther Hillman has signed up to be euthanized in return for his wife’s medical care, his organs harvested for more “productive” citizens.
by Greg Pak
In this parable about change, a jaded government undersecretary becomes the unwitting test subject for an experimental program to curb global warming.
by Amyn Kaderali
A family struggles to escape a stark economic wasteland in hopes of immigrating illegally to a new land of opportunity.
by Tanuj Chopra
When a woman in mourning encounters a mysterious wandering service android, she is forced to redefine its conceptions of humanity, relationships, and family.