“The Law of Dreams” / Memorable Fancies #1354

The Dutiful Republic is ruled by a severe dictatorship. Although the people are fed, clothed, and housed, they are required to obey the many rules, some of them secret, that the government has established for them. Lacking freedom to do anything in the material world, they dream. But there are rules for dreaming, too. <END> Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: The Seventh Effect. In this novel from Mélange Books LLC, a NSA-like organization knows – perhaps too much about … [Read more...]

“At Night, A Sound – I” / Memorable Fancies #128

At night a sound, sirens. Get up, look out the window. Flashing lights. There are people on the sidewalk, in the street. They are staring up at your window. They are staring at you. Some are pointing, shaking their fists, taking your picture. Others are holding up their children to get a better view, to remember this occasion when they’re grown, to learn how to be an even better citizen of the Dutiful Republic, what can befall you if you do not follow each of the seventeen thousand laws and 3.2 … [Read more...]