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Thaumatrope is a twitter fiction magazine for
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror fiction
under 140 characters—edited by @nelilly.

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Mar 3, 2009

“You shot me!” “You’re still alive, right?” “But you shot me!” “I shouldn’t say alive. Alan, you’re a robot.” “I didn’t think I was.”

Mar 7, 2009

“I hunt my vampire,” said Van Brun. “I got her, already.” I dumped her head onto the table. Van Brun gazed into her milky eyes and wept.

Mar 29, 2009

“How strange, that emptiness is filling,” said Waldo. I sewed his stomach shut, closing up the universe inside him. “You’ll heal,” I said.

Jul 29, 2009

The warring world below my capsule fell into nucleur death. For ten months, I sought the courage to die. Then, I heard a knock at my door.

Aug 5, 2009

The old magician wore a dirt-colored cloak. He walked through the wall, like a ghost, over no man’s land, and into West Berlin’s freedom.

Aug 25, 2009

I wished for endless wishes. The genie removed his chains and tied me to the lamp with them. “Infinite wishes,” he said. “None yours.”

Sep 12, 2009

Jon screamed from the woods. Todd ran to help him. They never returned. I waited, with a shotgun, on the porch, listening to the silence.

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