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50 votes
2 answers
5k views

Short story: Interstellar inspector senses "off" nature of planet hiding aggressive culture

32 votes
1 answer
1k views

Short story: Society full of killer robots that everyone politely avoids mentioning

31 votes
1 answer
884 views

Novel: Woman lives her entire life, then finds out it was just practice

29 votes
1 answer
1k views

Short story: If 1+2=3, then 2+3=4, obviously

20 votes
1 answer
1k views

Girl who can see the future meets boy who can see the future, relationship problems ensue

19 votes
3 answers
1k views

Young man hypnotized (willingly?) into thinking he was an alien

19 votes
1 answer
546 views

AI-enhanced fighter jet performs better after pilot knocked out

17 votes
2 answers
1k views

Novel with mind-trapping sculpture-like object

16 votes
2 answers
661 views

Doctor discovers (or is deluded) that long-time catatonic patient in the hospital is actually some kind of superbeing

15 votes
1 answer
763 views

Short story: Scientist creates virus that causes near-sterility, first villainized then later treated as hero

14 votes
1 answer
448 views

Short story: Internet is forgotten in future, referred to as "virtuality"

14 votes
1 answer
657 views

Robot tank run amok, its trainer trapped in cave on the Moon

14 votes
2 answers
2k views

Spy on an alien planet with a game similar to Go (the strategy board game) [duplicate]

13 votes
1 answer
656 views

Protagonist finds coin from a parallel universe, lets it guide him via flipping heads/tails

13 votes
1 answer
400 views

Dolphins invade the land (with weird religious angle)

13 votes
2 answers
984 views

Story about sailing ship/printing press on a metal-poor world

12 votes
1 answer
376 views

Short story: Major horse race must be "fixed" in order to prevent galactic economic disaster

12 votes
2 answers
643 views

Short story featuring microbes that eat plastic and rubber, causing regression of technology

12 votes
1 answer
921 views

Short story: Young girl living alone on space station about to crash into the Moon

12 votes
1 answer
261 views

Two travelers seeking oracular ex-weather computer, on impossible road in the sky?

12 votes
1 answer
1k views

Magical detective story: "develops" picture of last thing seen by dead person

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

Short story or novella about a man who remembers everything

11 votes
1 answer
647 views

Last line: "I've finally gotten down to The Basics!"

9 votes
1 answer
579 views

Old short story: New York City trapped under a force field, nobody can get out

8 votes
2 answers
389 views

Post-apocalyptic story: Traveling technician sells nuclear weapon that requires sacrifice of own son to operate

8 votes
0 answers
397 views

Silly story where aliens cause everything inanimate (even shoes) to become intelligent and talk

8 votes
0 answers
145 views

Short story: Person uploaded as digital online persona after death "speaks" to exponentially growing audience

5 votes
1 answer
306 views

Dead oceans, robot factory farms and freighters, personal anti-gravity transportation devices

4 votes
1 answer
241 views

Woman wakes on plane to find she is actually dead and heading into the Egyptian afterlife [duplicate]

4 votes
0 answers
125 views

What are the faint spoken lines under the playback of Aaron's recording in the second bench scene?