Alan Lastufka

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“Book of the Future”

Book of the Future - A Short Story - Cover Art

This title is a companion zine to the OBSOLESCENCE anthology.

In “Book of the Future”, a 1960s small-town librarian is bored with all the books that surround her. She’s memorized every word in her little library and yearns for something new. Something different. Her desire is soon met when she discovers an odd device in the book return drop box. The device is made of glass and metal, it’s thin and reflective, like a mirror. But not like any mirror she’s seen before. This mirror is dark and covered in words. New words. Different words. Countless, endless, changing words…

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Technical Details

GENRE Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
PUBLISHER Shortwave Media