An End of Poppies

An End of Poppies

Simon Poore

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

The Great War has been stuck in stalemate on the Western Front for forty-seven years since 1914. Jimmy is a lonely private at the front, forced to battle from the enormous deathly wall that faces the Germans across no-man's land. Esme is the factory girl he met in Brighton. The girl he dreams of...The Great War has been stuck in stalemate on the Western Front for forty-seven years since 1914. Jimmy is a lonely private at the front, forced to battle from the enormous deathly wall that faces the Germans across no-man's land. Esme is the factory girl he met in Brighton. The girl he dreams of... Separated by the enormity of the war machine that surrounds them they write to each other, sharing their hopes and dreams of a better time... An epistolary novel set in an alternate history.
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Jones and the Mammoths

Jones and the Mammoths

Simon Poore

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

Jones is marooned when his ship crashes. Where is he? How will he survive? Katie is an archaeologist investigating a spectacular find in an English forest. How are these two characters from very different worlds linked? How will the majestic mammoths bring them together?NEW VERSION - 2013 Edit...A short science fiction story. Look out for more stories featuring Jones.Jones is usually a loner, a part-time, space faring freelance hit man. Finding himself marooned on a hostile beach he needs to use his ingenuity to survive in an environment inhabited by mammoths. Katie is a bright young archaeologist who has made a startling discovery in an English forest. These two disparate characters are thrown together, and find that their different worlds are inextricably linked by the past, the future and by the majestic mammoths.A short science fiction story. Look out for more stories featuring Jones.NEW VERSION - 2013 Edit...
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