NO PLACE LIKE HOME
Don Murdock returns to renovate his late aunt's dilapidated house. Late on a summer's eve, while visiting friends, he spots a second floor light in the empty home. A search of the house reveals no intruder, yet when Murdock awakens the next morning, the air is cold and the floor model radio is broadcasting from 1963.
MR. GREENWALD'S TIERGARTEN
Greenwald tries to convince everyone in the sanitarium that he is really an eccentric businessman who purchased a reality changing chamber from a man named Jackson. His attempted escape is met with unexpected results.
THE LAST RITES OF DOTTIE O'LEARY
At an exclusive magical nightclub The Great Franchesco thrusts Rick and Rita into an adaptation of their own past. In a gory, surrealistic setting with no exit they must confront the dead and the living in payment for past sins.
Montessori spends his life acquiring money and building shopping malls. A protester harasses him as he enters his newest creation and he finds himself trapped in a world where his survival depends on his own repentance.
Craig is in a deep depression after his wife Joanie's death. Time grinds to a halt and then begins again like a videotape. He hears voices telling him Joanie should not have died. The voices are directing him back toward his Joanie and all of life's answers.
Caufac plague threatens all the Proleans and Egrins. Delnon 35 must now face his ultimate test on a remote planetary outpost. His final decision determines the life or death of the landing party and his own existence.
Todd Granger is physically torn between his peaceful world of the 1800's and an emotionally draining and threatening world of today. One world is deadly and the other is not.
SHOOT OUT AT COLDWATER CANYON
Elmer Guinness s is constantly bullied and humiliated by a fellow employee, Jack. On an outing to a western amusement park, Jack is stunned to see how his world has been twisted to challenge his own mortality.
IN MY IMAGE
Kluger is forced into a warped reality by his sadistic, but all- powerful supervisor, Herbert Frederick. Cornered in a paint factory, Kluger is pitted against Frederick's seemingly unshakable powers.
THE ULTIMATE SALESMAN
Nick Piranha's lifetime of arrogance and destroying everyone in his way now catches up with him on a rented jet plane, commandeered to celebrate the new millennium. As time runs out Piranha has to face the consequences of his actions.
Morris Draper's final years are brightened by Mr. Esperance's mysterious and technologically advanced daycare center. All is well until the daycare center's real purpose is challenged by his daughter.
THINKING OF YOU
Under the watchful eye of a ubiquitous robot, the Hubric, illusions supersede perception as a defiant crew member challenges his Captain's transporting a potentially deadly cargo.
READ ROY HIS RIGHTS
Roy, a robot with human emotions, is a lifetime friend to a little girl, Miranda, on a deep space voyage to a new world. When Roy's life appears over, Miranda questions her parents and the authorities as to whether Roy exists as a being or robot.
Neil Embers lives in the village far in the future, where communication merges with the human mind. Reality is now indistinguishable from manufactured scenarios. Inspector Rawlings fights the controlling Entities who challenge the very existence of Villagers and those remaining in the real world.
Copyright c 2000
by Robert P. Fitton