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Feline Sweets and Dillocon Treats

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Today's treats include a short story by boomer trujillo, photos from our Armadillocon 2018 culinary contest, and a selection of award winners from our more recent Armadillocon flash fiction contests!

The Trans-Historical Correlation between the Technological and Felinological

Werner Goldstein and Marie Milligan accepted the year’s Nobel for physics. Their paper “Macroscopic Extrapolations of Quantum Entanglement and Transcommunicative Phenomena” chronicled the first reproducible instances of teleportation. After sufficient adjustment of their machines, i.e., giddy tinkering under sleep deprivation, their lab teleported coffee, a copy of A Brief History of Time, and Quark, the lab cat, to Geneva, Switzerland.

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All Hail Autumn

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“Director T’Kar?” Gogar shouted. His words echoed through the system monitoring hub before finally reaching their target. “I think we have a serious problem.”

The large, grey-skinned creature in the center of the room roared and stomped his way toward the source of the voice. “What is it this time?”

Gogar waved a webbed appendage at a series of angry red dots on one of the bright screens before him. “It’s the HS.SolMW virus again.”

T’Kar grunted, a sound loud enough to make Gogar jump in his chair. “Great. Just great.”

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A Different Kind of Dillocon This Time

Young cephalopods, your erstwhile Squid editors are preparing feverishly for the upcoming Armadillocon this weekend. Not only will they be participating in the usual panels, workshops, and readings*, but they'll also be bringing you a very different Space Squid issue.

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We Love Armadillocon

Austin's premier sci-fi/fantasy convention was last weekend. It's not a con with people in Klingon costumes walking around, although that can happen; it's a working convention for writers and publishers. It draws novelists, editors, agents, comic book writers, screenwriters, and

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