Short stories tagged with Genetic Modification

Listing 6 stories.

A teenage boy and his genetically-modified, telepathic dog struggle to survive in a wasteland that resulted from the Third World War. The pair encounters obstacles of love and bloodshed that puts their symbiotic realtionship to the test.

In the midst of an interplanetary war, two women meet an alien who is hoping to retrieve the body of his dead brother, whom he honors by consuming his remains.

In a future decimated by rising tides and extreme weather, the people of Earth have been displaced from their land and look to the sea to establish new civilizations. In order to survey the ocean and explore its resources, the U.S. Navy enlists an all-female cohort of “military mermaids,” whose human limbs and organs are genetically modified into fins and gills.

On a ship journeying from earth to a post-apocalyptic world, a young mother gives birth to a daughter with white fur. The mother, who's been having strange dreams about a bear prince, wonders if her child's unique appearance is related to these visions.

In a dystopian world, a student begins to spiral after he becomes dependent on the drug called "Good" that everyone is injected with daily. Faced with the cruelty of his family and friends, he befriends a strange girl whose family rejects the new societal mechanisms —which may be just what he needs.

After dying in an attack, a fish farmer accepts a deal to be resurrected from the dead and join a special team, who have been made into super-soldiers through extensive surgery. But the team is given very little information about their missions, and over time, the fish farmer becomes concerned with the morality of their duties.