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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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Dec 14, 2008

The Tyrannosaurus charged. The schizophrenic swallowed his medicine. The Tyrannosaurus morphed into reality, and the truck hit.

Dec 18, 2008

The writing workshop was full, so God attended the 6-day universe creation workshop instead. The heavens and Earth he created were failures.

Dec 27, 2008

The army of ghosts and the army of skeletons met in the field of battle. There were no survivors.

Jan 3, 2009

“Stay clean!” the muscled superhero said to children worldwide. His arrest for steroids ended his role model status. Wasn’t it obvious?

Jan 10, 2009

The green tentacled aliens were poor and willing to work long hours at minimum wage. Soon they dominated USA’s workforce. Then they strike.

Oct 13, 2009

“Torpedo the dams!” said the captain. “Damn the torpedoes!” cried the frightened beaver as they approached. Why did the humans hate him so?

Oct 20, 2009

“Take me to your breeder,” the alien said. Over and over he killed the laughing humans before he finally found one to arrange his marriage.

Apr 6, 2010

Was the child inside the small alien ship floating through the wormhole? No child was found, and police arrested scheming alien parents.

May 4, 2010

Droid for sale. Minor space damage, memory wiped. Pesky hologram feature disabled.

Jul 27, 2010

“Never was so much owed to so many by so few,” said the judge, as she fined BP.

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