Category Archives: Science Fiction

Rainbow Snippet for January 8th, 2022. From Jeff Baker.

My snippet this week is another early one, from when I’d just started posting a weekly flash fiction story. This one was the first series story I posted; I’d written (and actually published!) a few stories told at Demeter’s Bar. … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Vanished Ray Gun, December 2021 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story by Jeff Baker, December 12, 2021.

The Mystery of the Vanished Ray Gun by Jeff Baker The December 2021 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story’s prompts were a Mystery set in a highway toll both involving a ray gun. A perfect case for my 23rd Century Detective … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets: “Christmas at Demeter’s Bar” by Jeff Baker. December 11, 2021.

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or published or a recommendation of someone else’s work. Posted at Rainbow Snippets here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 Here’s some more snippets from a Christmas story I wrote. This one from … Continue reading

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The Bright Silver Saucer in the Meadow. Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story for November, 2021, by Jeff Baker. (November 12, 2021.)

The Bright Silver Saucer in the Meadow by Jeff Baker Being married to the Grand Sorceress has some advantages. Most of the time. The family complains, says I should live in a palace or at least a mansion. But we … Continue reading

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“Tick, Tick, Tick…” Running out of Time for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. (November 5, 2021)

Running out of Time by Jeff Baker Roy stood there in the near dark listening to the ticking. Which way? Which way? He could hear his breathing, feel his tensed muscles and hear the relentless soft ticking. He still had … Continue reading

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The Plain Old Power of Unbelief. Two Stories by Arthur and Kuttner. October 7, 2021 by Jeff Baker

The Plain Old Power of Unbelief By Jeff Baker I just finished reading a short-story, a science-fantasy story by Henry Kuttner titled “The Uncanny Power of Edwin Cobalt.” I stumbled across a mention of the basic plot somewhere and it … Continue reading

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“When the Wind Blows” for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker (July 30, 2021)

Note: I grabbed the picture for this week from the old Monday Flash Fics page from before I ever started posting there. Thanks to Brigham Vaughn for posting the original picture! When the Wind Blows the Cradle Will Rock by … Continue reading

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“In a Van By the River” for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker. July 23, 2021

In a Van By the River by Jeff Baker Day Three: It’s evening. It’s beautiful. I can hear the water lapping the bank, if you can call a rice paddy a bank. My ancestors were here over three hundred years … Continue reading

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Something Is Up in Barracuda Flats, for Friday Flash Fics, July 2, 2021 by Jeff Baker.

Something Up in Barracuda Flats by Jeff Baker I inhaled on the cheroot and blew the smoke out the open train window. I stared at the scenery. “Travel” certainly came from “travail,” no doubt about it. I’d had easier rides … Continue reading

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“Moon Take Thy Flight” for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, June 25, 2021.

Moon Take Thy Flight by Jeff Baker (A Demeter’s Bar Story) “I’ve been to the Moon, you know,” the old man sitting at the bar said sipping a whiskey. Even for Demeter’s Bar that was an off-the-wall statement. Zack, the … Continue reading

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