I for one welcome our new computer overlords: a short story by Robert Elessar

I for one welcome our new computer overlords: a short story by Robert Elessar

Science Fiction | Short Stories | Mixed

Peter Lunsford, a lonely, bookloving, selfeducated and selfdestructive salesman, has an abrupt and radical change of fortune. His subsequent actions lead a genius named Darrell White, enabled and inspired by Peter’s choices, to create the world’s first artificial intelligence. Unfortunately, this happens at a time when humanity has devastated itself with global war, and is unprepared to accept the existence of these new and superior minds. These facts will combine to create a future that Peter would not have had the courage to expect, and the implications of which are impossible to foresee....



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Welcome to Paradox City by Robert Elessar

Three men. Three dark journeys.
One man enters a room that should not exist and discovers a mysterious book containing secrets of dreadful power.
Another man discovers in himself an ability that will reveal mysteries of life...and death.
A third man enters a popular nightclub, where seemingly impossible events are commonplace, and where his life is changed...forever.
Welcome to realms of darkness, fear, and wonder. Welcome to Paradox City.......


Son of Man by Robert Elessar

“On a bright, clear, early autumn day...the world changed suddenly for David McCarthy.”
While on his way to the library to study, college student David abruptly finds himself in a featureless, cylindrical room. There he meets two men named Anderson and Greer who tell him that he is now more than two hundred years in the future.
Anderson and Greer reveal that they have brought David to their present for a reason: The world they live in is controlled by a powerful entity known to...


The Chasm and the Collision by Robert Elessar

Middleschool students Alex, Meghan, and Simon discover a cluster of delightfully fragrant, irresistibly delicious berries in the fruit bowl in Alex’s house. Assuming the berries to have been bought by Alex’s mother, they eat them all. But this fruit is like nothing ever grown on Earth.
That night, the friends share a dream about an impossible citymountain floating at the edge of a horizonspanning cliff with no other side, just an endless rusty sky. Over the next few days, they...


Mark Red by Robert Elessar

DemiVampire
Mark Reed is an ordinary teenage boy. When he sees a woman being attacked, he rushes to help her, only to be stabbed by her assailant. But the woman he sought to aid was a vampire, and as he lies, bleeding to death in an alley, he sees her deal easily with her attacker. Then, unwilling to let him die because of the heroism of his actions, she saves his life...the only way she can.
The next day, Mark awakens to find that he has been changed in ways he could not have...


I for one welcome our new computer overlords: a short story by Robert Elessar

Peter Lunsford, a lonely, bookloving, selfeducated and selfdestructive salesman, has an abrupt and radical change of fortune. His subsequent actions lead a genius named Darrell White, enabled and inspired by Peter’s choices, to create the world’s first artificial intelligence. Unfortunately, this happens at a time when humanity has devastated itself with global war, and is unprepared to accept the existence of these new and superior minds. These facts will combine to create a future...