One hundred and fifty remaining passengers [en]

One hundred and fifty remaining passengers are stuck on a ship drifting through the stars far from home, propulsion and guidance hopelessly wrecked by saboteurs still amongst them. There is no salvation for them, just death when life-support systems will fail. They end up deciding to blow up the ship.

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The passengers awoke many centuries later [en]

The passengers awoke many centuries later than planned, and struggled to come to terms with a universe which was not ruled or dominated by humans. Heroes of their time, they were now no more than disposable pawns of a slave-race. They led the revolution of humanity against their alien oppressors.

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Judy sat down on the mountain trail [en]

Judy sat down on the mountain trail to catch her breath. She imagined all the others who had travelled the same path, centuries or even thousands of years before.
The chill of a ghost disturbed her nap, and she awoke somebody else, dressed in furs, in a time long past.

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In Elo's granddad's garden [en]

In Elo’s granddad’s garden was a pile of ancient computer junk. Elo and his best friend Lit spent their summer putting them back together so that they could explore the treasures buried on those hard drives, piecing back together the lives of their long dead owners, journeying into the past.

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Ils venaient de loin et payaient cher [en]

Ils venaient de loin et payaient cher pour passer quelques jours en-dehors du temps. Des vacances sans interruption de travail, le rêve!
Mais au fil des visiteurs, le fabrique du temps se distendait, et des secousses chronologiques perturbaient la vie aux alentours.
L’Ile Hors du Temps tuait le temps.

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They found the boy's body [en]

They found the boy’s body in an underwater cave covered in strange paintings.

People who visited it went mad, painting away until they dropped. The plague spread.

Against all scientific advice, Josh brought in a shaman, who chased the spirits back into the other world.

The infected all dropped dead.

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She left her home, setting out [en]

She left her home, setting out through the world to discover who she was. She met a dying mother, a lover whom she loved more than she loved herself, and a wise man who taught her to look deep inside her soul.

She found her answers: life is a journey.

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Lorsqu'ils allaient en vacances [fr]

Lorsqu’ils allaient en vacances dans leur maison au sud de la France, Julie ne manquait pas de rendre visite à la vieille femme d’à côté, qui lui donnait de si jolies pommes rouges.

Une été, pourtant, les volets restèrent clos. La vieille femme s’était jetée du balcon.

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Elle se promène dans la forêt [fr]

Elle se promène dans la forêt et trouve un katana abandonné.

Elle s’en saisit et reste comme foudroyée: possédée de l’âme du maître à qui il appartenait.

Elle fonde une école. Tout le Japon la vénère.

Sa mort brutale restera un mystère. Elle avait osé désobéir, si tard, par amour.

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Après avoir navigué des semaines [fr]

Après des semaines de voyage en mer sous un soleil de plomb, le vaillant aventurier atteignit l’île mystérieuse. Ses camarades de route et lui débarquèrent, explorèrent l’île de fond en comble, découvrirent le trésor caché et délivrèrent la princesse.

Au retour, un dragon de mer géant les mangea tout crus.

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