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Somnium Times Sci-fi Character Contest!
Fiction, NFTs, People, X-Article

Somnium Times Sci-fi Character Contest!

Seasearcher walked along the beach, gazing beyond the sparkling sand and the blue, foaming waves to the horizon… Seasearcher was on the hunt. His feet were achy from travelling, but stopping his mission wasn’t any option. Famine had overtaken his village and those around it. They had rationed their food stores amongst the villagers, but…

Thought Experiment: Somnium Space 2032
Culture, Fiction, X-Article

Thought Experiment: Somnium Space 2032

What does the Metaverse look like in 2032? This short fiction story paints a picture. Oly looked at her bag. It was one of those fancy ones; the very last specimen with gorgeous algorithmic print, which she ran into in a remote corner of the Sanctum Mall not far from the Old Hospital World. She…

The Cube
Fiction

The Cube

Written by L. Yap “If you have inner peace, nobody can force you to be a slave to the outer reality.” – Sri Chinmoy Drake stood on the island shore, his kayak parked next to him in the sand. The water before him was still. The sun disappeared into the horizon like a weightless tangerine….

Looking for Flamingos
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Looking for Flamingos

Written by Sasha AltVRat LeBaron Hot pavement, cool shade of cement walls, dogs flaccid in the shimmering afternoon, men on children’s’ bicycles with lunch in a bag, old woman sweeping the hard dirt beyond her doorstep, the fire department plays volley ball in the blazing sun, ready for anything. The fire hall mascot, looking like…

Next Generation: Somnium World
Fiction

Next Generation: Somnium World

Written by Scessions The world we reside in is a desolate, scarlet-colored cityscape littered with offal remnants and smells that make you wish you replaced your olfactory nerves with those node bulbs everyone raves about. The smog in the air leaves you with a reminder that despair and isolation is not the only way to…

What lurks beneath Somnium Space?
Fiction

What lurks beneath Somnium Space?

It was a normal balmy Monday evening, the birds were still chirping just as the sun was setting. A mystical fog hung in the distance giving a magical glow to the evening sky… Read Somnium Space member Ox’s alarming account of what he believes lies hidden under the surface of this new VR world. Should…

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