Short stories tagged with Rebellion.
Listing 24 stories.
A woman looks for a place to live in a town entirely comprised of churches, (but discovers...)
A young Black girl confronts her overbearing mother's poverty and her lack of a father when she is coerced into attending a program intended to make her a "professional" member of society who can break the cycle of poverty.
After watching a cattle drive on the Great Plains, a cow tells her young a grim tale of the cattle who get sent to factories to be slaughtered and the one cow who escaped.
A recently widowed painter invites her stepson over to gift him his late father's field journals, but the visit goes poorly when he brings his girlfriend and her young daughter.
In a 20th century American town, a young man spies on a decisive duel between his neighbor and her son.
A human undergoes a procedure to transplant her consciousness into a spaceship, though her actions are held under strict protocol. After she befriends a vulnerable child stowaway onboard, she decides to take back control of the ship.
In concentration camps of a distant past, a middle-aged mother seeks vengeance for her daughter's death with dark, heretical magic, despite her devout husband's disapproval. Ultimately, she sacrifices her life to save her soul and liberate her fellow prisoners.
In a realistic sci-fi world, a mystery writer nurtures his robot servant's interest in becoming a writer as well, paying for a series of expensive upgrades such that the robot can understand spelling, grammar, plot, human behavior, and humor. However, when the robot's talent threatens to surpass his own, the egotistical writer demands the robot's mind be restored to its original state.
In a world where telling time is illegal, Newman is a death-row prisoner for attempting to do just that.
A young, beast-like creature who works as an apprentice to a god carver is tasked with carving a new god. However, the god he carves clashes with his society's values; as a result, his people take his memories from him and banish him to the wild to start anew.