Short stories tagged with Advanced Technology

Listing 9 stories.

In the far future, an invention called "the prism" uses quantum mechanics to cause divergences in future timelines and create a means of communication across these alternate realities. Two different women explore the choices they have made in their own lives and the regrets they harbor--and have to figure out how to ultimately make peace with their decisions.

A young woman must repair the record-keeping AI robot she is tasked with the care of. As she sets about trying to fix the robot, she stumbles upon family secrets, leading to a series of difficult decisions.

After a revolution, disabled peoples have been captured and banished to a new planet. When they receive a message from Earth, the exiled peoples believe they are in great danger and must decide whether to stay in the society they have established or journey to the other side of the planet to escape.

When a young Puerto Rican woman finds herself working retail as part of her prison sentence for participating in a protest, she discovers that laughter may be her most powerful weapon.

In a technologically advanced universe, an irritable music student living on a space station is visited by a strange creature seeking household employment.

A young girl lives with and is cared for by her older brother on a small planet while their parents are away. Though their life together is easy and fun, she feels there is something she doesn't know.

A young human boy goes into the nearby alien city to play with his alien friends after learning from his parents that humans had lost a battle in the war between the two people. There, he gets attacked by his friends and other aliens; he escapes, only to be told by his parents, once he is home, that the war is lost.

In a futuristic world, a man awoken from being cryogenically frozen meets a ditzy tour guide to the Future, whose job is to help him learn about the new world through a series of virtual reality simulations. However, the world's AI leader may be manipulating them both for his own gain.

The president of what's left of the United States desperately attempts to defend his country from the Krolp, an evil race of aliens who have proven impossible to beat.