Fourteen Score And Ten

https://twitter.com/sabartonwrites/status/974497738799964160?s=19 If lifespans are extended significantly in the future... say, as the title suggests, by a couple hundred years -- or even a measly extra century -- I think it's highly likely that as demographics shift towards a preponderance of people over a century old the perception of youth as flighty will... stretch a bit.... Continue Reading →

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The Life Of The Dead (An Essay From The Future)

(Original appearance on my Patreon page, 04 July 2017) To understand our ancestors and the Natural Lifers, voluntary and involuntary, throughout the Solar System, you must understand first that they are all dead. For our pre-Longevity ancestors, that's literally true. But I mean something ┬ámore profound than a simple observation of the state of being... Continue Reading →

Brittany And Dustin Are Free…

...or at least the happy little solarpunk short-short they star in is free! I have often said that I hope that someone -- anyone, government or private or whatever -- builds a really decent retirement home on the moon or in geosynchronous orbit or at L5 in time for me to retire to it. This... Continue Reading →

A Year Ago: “It Could Be Anyone”

A little over a year ago I cooked up this little free short (you can read it here, complete and no download needed) in connection with a creative writing class in the MA program I'm finishing up now. The protagonist is Ms. Gaither, an eighty-five year old woman, and she came out of more than... Continue Reading →

Thirteen Word Story: Still Time

The first time I posted this, I managed to delete the story somehow. Or, worse still, not actually write it. So let's try this again! Still Time S.A. Barton Seventy aimless years: before the cure for aging, he'd never have become anyone.

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