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31 New Computing World by Ernest Bywater

Love or hate computers, you'll love this story. This satirical tale of the humiliation of Little Electronic Technologies and the destruction of their computer software monopoly is told from a future viewpoint, as a college assignment. Some determined computer geeks take on the global might of LET, and win! They defeat LET by getting deep inside their own software!

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General
Tags: Crime, Politics, Science, Workplace
Downloads: 3025| Votes: 130 | Score: 7.47
Size: 76KB | 13,899 words | Posted:

32 A Plea for Justice by Graybyrd

A Story in the The Criminalization of John and Jane Smith Universe
John believed in the American way: truth, honor, and a Constitutional system of justice. Then one hot day a demented biker tried to force him off the freeway and John was given a choice by the system: plead guilty, or face prison.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Politics
Tags: Politics
Downloads: 2125| Votes: 156 | Score: 7.42
Size: 17KB | 3,280 words | Posted:

33 Same Sex Marriage Débâcle by Ernest Bywater

Gary, the brother of Pastor James visits his brother after many years away from him, and gives him advice on how to deal with the Same Sex Marriage Debate. He follows the advice and things happen that upsets a lot of people. Set in Australia.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: General
Tags: Politics, Religion
Downloads: 1265| Votes: 83 | Score: 7.41
Size: 32KB | 5,964 words | Posted:

34 The Truth About Paradise by Ernest Bywater

Their beliefs are true - but not as they think

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Spiritual
Tags: Humor, Drama, Politics, Violence, Spiritual, Religion, Vignettes
Downloads: 2658| Votes: 254 | Score: 7.39
Size: 3KB | 732 words | Posted:

35 Grammar by Ernest Bywater

The solicitors from Nutt, Case, and Friend prove using correct grammar is very important. And a government department learns, how important. Set in Australia.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Humor, Drama, Politics, Workplace, Vignettes
Downloads: 4346| Votes: 414 | Score: 7.38
Size: 14KB | 2,711 words | Posted:

36 The Contagion by Ernest Bywater

A deadly virus sweeps the world bringing dead back to life. A Think Tank Group is at the Cheyenne Mountain Complex when the alert is issued. Its senior members join in a conference with the Commander of the United States Northern Command who relays their orders from the Pentagon. Maximilian 'Mad Max' Milton, the 2nd in-charge of the Think Tank gives reason to his nickname, and the war is on with those afflicted with The Contagion. Will they win the war, can they win the war? 11,400 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Horror, Military, Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Zombies
Downloads: 2891| Votes: 126 | Score: 7.37
Size: 59KB | 11,254 words | Posted: Concluded:

37 The Arrogance of Empire by Celtic Bard

Empire of Sieti-Kha grew out of two small trading villages to span a continent. Early in its history, the merchants who helped grow that Empire wanted the fabled riches hidden in the desert land known as the Killdari Wastes, home to the fearsome race that gave the Wastes their name. General Kallath is ordered to invade the Wastes on a mission he knows is both fruitless and doomed. He is an officer well-respected by his men and they follow him to their fate. A fate due to the arrogance of empire.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Politics, Military, Fantasy
Downloads: 1821| Votes: 90 | Score: 7.35
Size: 42KB | 7,600 words | Posted:

38 The Legal Profession by Pedant

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Patrick has received his degree, passed the bar examinations and accepted a first job with NSW Aboriginal Affairs. He's immediately assigned a "problem" in the extreme NW of the State.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: True
Tags: Politics, True, Workplace
Downloads: 3141| Votes: 129 | Score: 7.25
Size: 74KB | 13,520 words | Posted: Concluded:

39 In the Mail by Ernest Bywater

What can happen with universal postal voting systems, especially when implemented at short notice. Like many ideas, how it goes depends more on how it's implemented than the idea itself. 4,700 words.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Political
Tags: Politics
Downloads: 566| Votes: 21 | Score: 7.21
Size: 20KB | 3,651 words | Posted:

40 It Was Supposed to Be a Victory Garden by Lazlo Zalezac

A Story in the The Criminalization of John and Jane Smith Universe
It was supposed to be a Victory Garden, but it didn't quite turn out that way. The Smiths planted vegetables -- they should have planted flowers. / (Reviews)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Politics
Tags: Crime, Drama
Downloads: 2062| Votes: 172 | Score: 7.18
Size: 18KB | 3,442 words | Posted: