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22029529Title: Vanilla
Author: Dirk Flinthart
Genre: science fiction, near future, aliens

This is the part of my 100 Short Stories in 2014 challenge. This story is also part of the crowdfunded anthology Kaleidoscope, that I helped fund.

To me this was a really brave story. The story is about an Australian-somali teenage girl, Kylie Haward, who befriend some alien creatures who settled on Earth after their world was destroyed.

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Day 24, story 24: Contains Multitudes

full_containsmultitudesTitle: Contains Multitudes
Author: Ben Burgis
Published: tor.com 2013
Genre: Science fiction
Length: short story
Reading time: 18 minutes

I read this as part of my reading challenge: 25 short stories in 25 days.

While Tuesday’s story was very very long and quite complex, this story was a short little thing that I read in less than half an hour.

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