StoryHack Action & Adventure is a fiction magazine in the style of the great pulps of years past. It includes stories from a wide variety of genres. In this issue, you’ll find:
“New Rules for Rocket Nauts” by Michael DeCarolis. A recently dismissed recruit watches in horror as an alien race betrays and massacres his former classmates. Now he may be the only person capable of stopping the first wave of an interstellar war.
“The Price of Hunger” by Kevyn Winkless. A desperate chase through the woods leads to an occupied cabin. Has Fred Moose doomed everyone to be slaughtered by the wending outside?
“Retrieving Abe” by Jay Barnson. Lydia Madison is the daughter of a dragon hunter, and the second of three wives in a plural marriage in a tiny village in the Utah Territory. When her husband is abducted by a dragon, only Lydia can rescue him… even if it means trading her own life for his.
“Protector of Newington” by John M. Olsen. A wealthy inventor has been secretly sponsoring do-gooders in steam-powered suits for years. When another of his heroes faces death, can he just stand by and watch a good man die?
“Brave Day Sunk in Hideous Night” by Julie Frost. Ben is a PI with PTSD who also just happens to be a werewolf. He is handed a repo job that seems too easy to be true. Of course things go awry and an accident flings him into a grim future. Will he be able to make it back to his wife and friends, or will he be doomed to die amongst total strangers?
“Taking Control” by Jon Del Arroz. What is a seasoned outlaw to do when she’s too worn out to heist?
“Some things Missing from her Profile” by David Skinner. His blind date was kidnapped by Martians. He had no idea why. But he wasn’t about to let them keep her.
“Dream Master” by Gene Moyers. What strange power could cause wealthy men to suddenly give away their fortunes and commit suicide?
“Under the Gun” by David J. West. A young man with a possessed gun that can’t miss collides with an aging gunslinger that can’t be hit. Trouble and death can’t be far behind.
“Circus to Boulogne” by Mike Adamson. A WWII pilot is shot down over enemy-held territory. Will he make it to safety, or will he spend the rest of the war in a POW camp?
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Do not miss Issue 0, the pilot issue of StoryHack Action & Adventure!