Lifetime Guarantee by Kevin Holton

It was November Seventeenth, and my pancreas was no longer under warranty. I’d climbed the fire escape to the roof of my New York City apartment, listening to sirens in the distance while I contemplated what to do next. Wasn’t like I had a lot of options. The automated text came in this morning, six…

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Eos Quarterly: Kevin Holton

1. First, tell us a little about yourself. When did you want to become an author? What inspires you to do what you do? Who are you? I was always a voracious reader, even as a little kid. My fourth grade teacher saw me reading Heinlein’s Puppet Masters one day, and as so put-off she…

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Ground Truthing by Holly Schofield

Remote Sensing: the acquisition of information without making physical contact with the object. In oceanic studies, it can help monitor shoreline changes, measure ocean temperature, and assess environmental hazards, although it has limited resolution in many cases. Sandra didn’t expect me for another hour. I eased open our apartment door, anticipation superseding dread. I laid…

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Vol. 2, Issue 3: First Contact & Conversions

UPCOMING ISSUE We are shaped by our past and molded by ideology, but our convictions can be changed in an instant. Science fiction envisions encounters with the alien so horrifying it reshapes the world order. The horror genre shakes us to the core when it forces us to come face to face with forces beyond…

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Editor’s Corner: Future’s Past

Welcome to Helios Quarterly Magazine Volume 2, Issue 2. I can’t believe we are halfway through the year! Time sure flies. Britny, Reiss, and I have been hard a work crafting Volume 2, Issue 2, and we are happy to be seeing the fruits of our labor. We are also pleased to welcome Abbie Waters,…

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