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Short story: The Rumor of Dragons by Marcelo Rinesi

I worked regularly with murderers and worse, but the only patient that scared me was the young prosthetics engineer with a brainhack addiction I met in my office once a week.

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Short story: The Garden Gambit by Marcelo Rinesi

It was the second time he was sitting in her garden, and again her AI snake was looking at him from over her shoulder.

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Short story: The Zoom Journals by Marcelo Rinesi

Monday. Your connection has some issues: people seem to answer your comments slightly before you say them. You are too tired to think through how that works. Brief chit chat about a new vaccine trial.

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Short story: The Friendly Buildings by Marcelo Rinesi

Scattered among the brutally degentrified neighborhoods of the former New City lie the Friendly Buildings, windows unbroken, cameras spry.

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Short story: The barista who could disarm nuclear bombs by Marcelo Rinesi

She didn’t know she could, not having seen one during the week the skillware was in her glasses’s software library. But the company that supplied Starbucks with barista-guiding software had military contracts for slightly different sorts of skill, and was not above their occasional misplacement.

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Short story: The Green Gears by Marcelo Rinesi

Sometimes she pictured small computer screens inside each leaf, code scrolling through them like a bad movie’s idea of what hacking looks like.

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Short story: Gold in the Blood by Marcelo Rinesi

Genetic engineering could buy athletic potential, not the willpower to train and win, or at least that’s what your father says every now and then. You think every generation wants to complain that things were harder for them than for the following ones, and mostly ignore him and everything else that’s not directly related to your training.

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Short story: The Truth About Clones by Marcelo Rinesi

“Forget all the sci-fi you’ve watched. The fantasy of the evil clone is a form of the terror of the doppelganger, which is our fear of our own Shadow. A clone is just a younger identical twin.”

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Short story: Red Requiem by Marcelo Rinesi

The collapse of the first base on Mars was a harrowing one, sparked by a software error leading to the collapse of the oxygen futures market.

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Short story: The Frankenstein Society by Marcelo Rinesi

You had thought them a laboratory legend, but now one of their agents was in yours, pointing a gun at you while another connected a laptop to the network holding the AI that was going to be your Turing Prize and IPO fortune.