When the Big City Meets Science Fiction
Graffiti tells us a lot about what our urban environments. Will we become a Dystopia or Utopia? Will we see a cityscape of decaying structures populated by mutated monsters or a green garden of luxurious comfort for a tiny minority of the ultra rich – less than 1 percent of humanity. Enormous greed and severe poverty are the enemy.
Chapter 3: When the Whole World Is Watching
MORE THAN A WEEK HAD PASSED SINCE Walsh last heard from his ace partner Jonathan A. Kingsley. Jonathan’s package lay opened but otherwise undisturbed on a corner of the kitchen table. Glancing outside, Walsh wasn’t surprise to see the plain white Ford parked across the street. His friend Jonathan always managed to keep things stirred up.
Leisurely, Walsh flexed a big muscle and then reached for another biscuit along with delicious fried ham steaks covered with traditional red eye gravy from North Carolina. He liked his wife’s cooking. And she liked to cook. Since they hadn’t had any luck producing children, it was probably the only reason they stayed married.
“Jonathan’s a real jerk,” his wife Dotty muttered. Even though she was a little older than Walsh, there were still remnants of a youthful spark in her dark eyes, and jiggle in her trim teenage figure.
With the obligatory morning conversation thus initiated and subsequently finished, Walsh turned his mind back to his biscuits and the homemade blackberry jam and the strange delivery he had received from his friend Jonathan. The note was clear enough. “See you soon.” The accompanying DVD in the package, however, Walsh simply stared at. He wasn’t about to fool around with Jonathan’s computer software.
“What’s does Jonathan want?”
Immortal Love Story
If you are attacked by Doro, the last thing you see will be his eyes. You, of course, will die screaming in terror as your soul is ripped from your corpse. Doro will wear your flesh for as long as he wants or until he gets bored with it and hungers for a fresh body and kills again and again and again.
He is an African mutant born during the time of the ancient Nubians before Egypt rose to greatness. At puberty, Doro discovered he couldn't die and he went insane. He murdered hundreds of soldiers in mere moments. He hid. It took him centuries to gather the strength to control his hunger and find a purpose for his gifts. He learned to feed only on enemies and occasionally on gifted individuals who tasted good.
Captured African people did more than sing gospel hyms and bow their heads while being oppressed by sadistic white plantation owners.
Blacks expressed inspirational exploits of freedom and extreme heroics that painted pictures of a fantastic future if a person was courageous enough to take the challenge.
These were the stories spread by the early Architects of AFROFuturism.
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Sci-Fi story collections span Africa, America, the Carribean and Europe. See visions of the past, present and future. Sword and Steam, SteamFunk, Black Weird West, AFRO Horror are just a few of the new genres gaining popularity.