Short stories tagged with Dystopian Fiction.
Listing 8 stories.
A teenage girl living in a near-future Cape Cod battles with her biology teacher over climate change. Her teacher argue that young people lack the motivation to fight climate crisis, but the girl reveals her understanding of sustainability is deeper than expected.
In a hyper-surveillance state set in the near future, a female military cyborg wrestles with extreme PTSD and guilt after unintentionally murdering young civilians on a mission abroad. After hearing a recording of the deaths, she realizes her "accident" isn't what it appeared to be, and takes justice into her own hands.
In a dystopian future where children are rare and valuable, a young woman deemed unfit to give birth by the government steals a baby in hopes of liberating both the child and herself.
In a far dystopian future, a girl happily living on an island of floating garbage is ostracized after destroying the only chance for her people to find dry land.
In an alternate America, white people allow demons to possess them in order to help them keep Black people out of their communities. A reporter researches a famous exorcist activist and records his last heroic act against a town full of demons.
In a dystopian American Midwest, a young Arab-American woman tries to get in touch with a past lover as she journeys through the Dakotas with her dying mother who's a part of "the Movement," a philosophy based on continuous transience and the avoidance of violent places.
In a world where AI implants smooth all negative emotions into happiness, an enhanced man befriends his ex-wife's new husband -- but when the new husband kills himself, nobody involved can process any genuine feelings about it.
In a dystopian future, a struggling salesman and an enigmatic scientist join forces to defend the planet from a legion of deceptively benevolent robots.