The Lorelei Signal

Edited by Carol Hightshoe

ISSN: 2158-6160

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Welcome to the Jul - Sept '21 Issue of The Lorelei Signal

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Stories in this Issue:

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by Lisa Timpf

When Officer Alicia Stoneworth responds to reports of a disruption at Commons Park, she quickly realizes that things could heat up in a hurry. Will flashing her badge be enough to de-escalate the situation? And if not, how far is she prepared to go?

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by Ray Daley

It takes a certain something to catch a male's eye during the mating season. Especially when you're a dragon.

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by Jason Lairamore

Come meet Karen Parson as she travels through a decimated Earth.

It hasn't been a very nice first contact and no one knows why the aliens are killing everyone. Karen, though, she is a survivor. Killing monsters before breakfast is kind of a normal thing.

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by Shannon Walch

The temple's last guardian knows nothing beyond the compulsion to protect the water and the warriors who come to steal it.  But the arrival of a mage who has dug into her past forces her to confront the purpose that has been forced on her.

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by Maureen Bowden

The Olympian deities are invited to an engagement party. The happy couple are not so happy, the boyband are in mortal danger, and love blossoms in unexpected circumstances.

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by Matias F. Travieso-Diaz 

The magic-assisted obsession of an aspiring singer to pursue an operatic career results in a series of events of joy and tragedy. 

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by Avra Margariti

Poem

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by Avra Margariti

Poem

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by Mary E. Lowd

With magic gone wild, encasing the world in an unending storm of snow and ice, the key to saving all life lays hidden high up within a mountain top.  Yet, Tara finds the storm is nothing compared to the rage of a dragon and giant, both of whom must be appeased or her efforts will have been in vain.

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by Shaun Paulina

Happy to leave Earth, Stella joins two other Travelers and an alien crew bound for far-off worlds. But her experience aboard the Draiqan spaceship is nothing like she expected. Soon, she questions the truth behind her selection for the Program.

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The Lorelei Signal (ISSN: 2158-6160) is published quarterly, by WolfSinger Publications.
New issues are posted on the first Sunday of Jan, April, July, and Oct.