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TOTU Issue Number 26

Published 10/20/2005, 132 Pages     Contents Page

Title By Page
The Long Walk   Naomi Kritzer
Lyda Morehouse
Mortal Nature   (Sample) Stephen Dedman 20
Redemption   (Sample) Patricia Russo 52
Short Story
Title By Page
Captivity   (Sample) Gerard Houarner 30
Amanda's Father is Fine   Sue Burke 36
I'm Dead! (He's Dead, He's Dead, He's Dead!)   William Mingin 44
Requiem for an Information Age Worker   Uncle River 46
Boywave   Judy Klass 64
Elegy for a Demon Lover   Sara Monette 72
Luna Beat   Mary Soon Lee 78
Immortal Sin   (Sample) Jennifer Pelland 84
See How She Dances   Martha A. Hood 94
A Book is a Journey   David Levine 100
Mary Bennet Goes Postal   Sue Isle 108
Piper   (Sample) Paul E. Martens 110
Snack Food   Jeff Carlson 114
Transgenesis Meeses   S.N.Arly 118
The Secret Lives of Puppets   (Sample) Sarah Totton 122
Chief of the Sexy and Cool Committee   Robert P. Switzer 124
Hair Group for Everyone   Laurel Winter 130
Title By Page
The Bees   Kelly McCullough 3
A Rose for Emily, Revisited   Laurel Winter 34
A Handful of Time   Ruth Berman 43
Phoenix Barley   Uncle River 50
Escher in Love   Bruce Boston
Margaret Ballif Simon
Juno's Jazzercise   Sandra Lindow 63
Raven Linguistics   John Calvin Rezmerski 77
Egg Foo Yung in Free Fall   Terry A. Garey 83
Alien Juke Box   G.O. Clark 91
How to Behave in Bars Throughout the Galaxy   John Grey 98
The Captive Pleads With the Memory Carver   Mike Allen 99
A Million Minds   Cornelius Fortune 106
The Order of the Days   Ruth Berman 113
Far Sedna   Ann K. Schwader 121
Title By Page
Growing Pains   Eric M. Heideman 2
The Poetess in Hell   Rebecca Marjesdatter 2
Back Cover
Title By Page
Mix Music 3   Stephanie Rodriguez Back Cover
Title By Page
SUPER SEX AND MONEY   David Christenson 29
Title By Page
Mix Music 2   Stephanie Rodriguez Cover
Title By Page
For "The Long Walk"   Barbara Rosen 9
For "The Long Walk"   Kent Hansen 15
For "Mortal Nature"   Stephanie Rodriguez 21
For "Captivity"   Stephanie Rodriguez 31
For "Amanda's Father is Fine"   Suzanne Clarke 37
For "I'm Dead! (He's Dead, He's Dead, He's Dead!)"   Kent Hansen 45
For "Requiem for an Information Age Worker"   Georgie Schnobrich 47
For "Redemption"   Rodger Gerberding 53
For "Boywave"   Margaret Ballif Simon 65
For "Elegy for a Demon Lover"   Rodger Gerberding 73
For "Luna Beat"   Margaret Ballif Simon 79
For "Immortal Sin"   Georgie Schnobrich 85
For "See How She Dances"   Margaret Ballif Simon 95
For "A Book is a Journey"   Suzanne Clarke 101
For "Mary Bennet Goes Postal"   Margaret Ballif Simon 109
For "Piper"   Stephanie Rodriguez 111
For "Snack Food"   Georgie Schnobrich 115
For "Transgenesis Meeses"   Margaret Ballif Simon 119
For "The Secret Lives of Puppets"   Margaret Ballif Simon 123
For "Chief of the Sexy and Cool Committee"   Rodger Gerberding 125
For "Hair Group for Everyone"   Kent Hansen 131
Eric M. Heideman Editor-in-Chief
Andy Loges Senior Associate Editor
Amanda Elg Associate Editor
P M F Johnson Associate Editor
Greg L Johnson Associate Editor
Sandra Rector Associate Editor
Mark Willcox Associate Editor
Rebecca Marjesdatter Poetry Editor
Rodger Gerberding Art Editor
Kristopher Wilson Editorial Assistant
Steve Perry Typesetting and Layout
Tales of the Unanticipated - Issue #26

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