From the Ancient Greek: θαύμα- “miracle/wonder” & -τρόπος “pattern/theme” or—originally—“turn/direction”

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

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

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May 20, 2010

It wasn’t the angels jostling around Ada’s hospital bed that worried her so much as their piercing red eyes. That and their dripping fangs.

Jun 8, 2010

Kurt woke blearily, the ship pumping anticryogens into him. “It’s been ten years?” “Ah,” replied the ship. “I thought you said ten million.”

Jun 11, 2010

“So we’re agreed. We attack Earth on July 11th.” Zorn Prime grinned. “With this World Cup of theirs they won’t even notice for two hours.”

Jul 8, 2010

Each morning the scarecrows had crept nearer his window. He took oil and matches. They found him three days later, nailed roughly to a pole.

Jul 21, 2010

“Have you ever been bitten by a member of the undead community?” Sam had to tick Yes. Somehow he didn’t think they’d let him give blood now.

Aug 3, 2010

The painting’s eyes followed Jenny around the room. Squee, squelch, squee, squelch. She’d always hated these modern art installations.

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