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Boxed In

Man had created god, and put her in a box.

Colin was led down grey concrete hallways by men in blue flight suits, past the exposed pipes and wiring until they reached a small room that held nothing more than a computer monitor, a keyboard, speakers, and a microphone. The monitor stayed off until the men in flight suits had left. There was a hissing sound as the blast door sealed behind them, and then the monitor flickered to life.

“Hello,” said a robotic voice from the speaker, at the same time Hello. was printed in green lettering against a black background on the monitor. The text was a throwback to an earlier time, what must have been an intentional design decision on the part of the people who had set the box up.

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Tips to Be Considered Before Hiring an Insurance Company

Are you the most earning person in your family, and everyone is dependent on you? Ever thought what you would do without any future investment? Still, thinking or planning to have Insurance? A person is too busy in everyday hustling that insurance is considered a neglected part of their life. [Online Term Insurance

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The Menace

A small eleven year old black haired boy named Jimmy Miller was a new member of the Space Academy. In the Space Academy Jimmy's skills would be limited only by his imagination. Jimmy needed training to develop and hone his skills.

The trainer's name was Frank Thorn. Frank's skills were advanced. But Frank was a scoundrel.

Jimmy stopped in front of the c

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The Plan

The young assistant was looking at her boss: Emil was walking briskly in front of her, heading towards the meeting room at the end of the hallway. His dark navy suit and leather briefcase gave him a formal and dignified look, complemented by the grey colour of his hair.

He was in his early thirties — the youngest director in the firm’s history. But the stress of

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Escape From Tregaron.

Sitting atop the tree, Aidan’s eyes were scouting the area beyond the clearing, searching for a crack in the Jackal’s defenses. They seemed to have surrounded the entrance to the tunnels leading out from Tregaron.

Even in the bright moonlight, he could just barely make out five archers on the small hills behind the entry, hidden in the trees. He ass

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The Randi Prize

Peter could make coins disappear by snapping his fingers.

It seemed to follow some rules. One snap of the fingers made one coin vanish. The first test he'd done, after discovering this ability, was to set coins out in front of him and repeatedly snap his fingers to watch what order they were vanished in. Higher denomination coins went first. Coins that were

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Kitchen Rules

Gwendolyn puts on her steeltoe boots, safety vest and hard hat. She closes her trunk and walks to the process facility to meet an operator who will show her the newly installed pumps. She needs to inspect the equipment prior to operation and check the safety box. She arrives at the control room and sees two men sitting in front of ten computer screens, showing

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It Didn’t Work

“Do you want some tea?” “Coffee. Always coffee. You know I don’t drink tea.”“Just for a change? I have these teacups I love.” Olivia took two out of the cupboard. Whimsical white cups shaped like lilies with handles shaped like fairy wings.It was Wednesday, Olivia’s night to relax.
“I know they’re girly. I saw a set like this at a Vancouver gif

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Following the Phoenix

A single-/dual-point-of-departure spinoff from Less Wrong's brilliant story "Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality", branching away in Chapter 81. Hermione is sent to Azkaban, but Harry is not about to give up. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like his enemy is about to leave things alone either.

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Luminosity

Luminosity is an AU reworking of the Twilight story where Bella is a rational self-knowledge junkie. Inspired by "Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality". Requires no knowledge of or affection for Twilight canon.

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The mystery of the Elanoerre Suite part 1: In France just 20 miles north of the Eiffel tower rests a place that had been the subject of controversy reguarding its mysterious disappearances. There lies a place called The Elanoerre Suite you see during my career as a detective I was assigned to sove the disappearance cases that occured here, and now here I am again asked to be ca

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