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Johnny Got His Gun – Book & Movie Review

“Suppose your eyes are blind, your ears are deaf, and your limbs are so numb that they can not feel the contact of the place they touched, just like a frozen finger… Now, for you; the world is like a void. It is space’s very self. You don’t step on the ground because your feet can’t stand. Your eyes don’t see and your ears don’t hear. Walk like you are walking in the air! A wall came in front of you. Hit it! Who is to say that you hit? You won’t hear the crash, so the wall couldn’t block …

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BUTTERFLY FEET – A Story About Hope

Thanks to Enes Talha Coşgun for the translation. When she looked at the giant clock of the terminal, she realized that a ten-minute slumber was enough to dream. The woman raised her head from the jam-packed small suitcase and blinked her eyes as if she wanted to distract from sleep. She coughed a few times before she got up from the bench. She pulled her scarf up to her nose to soften the steel cold of the air. She hid her left hand in her pocket and gnawed at the toast hanging on the other. Her suitcase which is strikingly …

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SONG OF THE DISTANT – An Ocean Story

My story, which competed in the 11th Short Story Competition in Yerli Bilimkurgu Yükseliyor and appeared in the 53rd issue of YBKY magazine, is with you! Thanks to Enes Talha Coşgun for the translation. We were a nameless group of friends. There were twelve of us. We were all young and full of curiosity. In order to satisfy this curiosity and find answers to our questions, we left our families and took refuge in nature, away from civilization. We were observing other creatures, trying to understand their behavior patterns, and then consolidating our knowledge by discussing. We were walking unassumingly …

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MIDNIGHT RATTLES – Thriller Story

❝ “It’s been going on since the day we moved in,” the apartment superintendent’s wife said, looking at the bubbles on the coffee. “Knock-knock in the middle of the night… Just like someone’s walking. Someone lives inside our walls … ” ❞ This story participated in the 1st National Short Story Competition organized by Yazı Dükkanı Akademisi and was first shared there. Thanks to Enes Talha Coşkun for the translation. “Pathetic!” said the woman who threw the fork in her hand on the table. When the fork and spoon collided, a ringing sound was heard. “I tell you I can’t …

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THE MIST – Horror Story

❝In the middle of an old bathroom where the bulb emittet a dirty yellow light, a woman was standing naked, the tiles were broken, and the bathroom was warming up by a bath stove. Her wet hair hung like a cat’s tail between the shoulder blades, water drops shining like fireflies on her skin. She left the towel in her room. In this place, where the unknown clicks are heard and where the unknown shadows pass, she turned to the mirror with a trembling fear in her heart.❞ This is the horror story I wrote for the competition organized by …

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MORNING SUN, THE DUNG BEETLE – Story

To this land there came such an evil age; the gentlemen laid their eyes on the women with rage. Sons, husbands and fathers, became enemies to their mothers; enemies to their wives, and daughters. Five centuries after the Arabs who buried their newborn daughters and adored Al-Lat, a man called Yūsuf Balasaguni rioted against the God who created the evil sex. “It would be better if these girls were not born and if they were born, better it is they would not live.” [1] He said; “Under the ground must be her place, her home should be a neighbor to …

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YEDI MUM UNIVERSE – Timeline

I wanted to create the timeline of the books included in the fictional universe of Yedi Mum -Seven Candles-. I hope there are no questions left. I look forward to your comments and questions. First of all, I’d like to talk about spin-off. A side character of a series is the main character of a spin-off. For example, Fantastic Beasts is a spin-off and it is about the adventures of Newt Scamander, a side character in Harry Potter. Then let’s get started! Content: Timeline & Books … – 2092 / The World We Know A single planet and dozens of …

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BLACK FRINGE – Outbreak Story

This story was included in Salgın Bilimkurgu Öyküleri (Outbreak Sci-fi Stories) selection of edebiyatyarismalari.com and was first shared there. Thanks to Enes Talha Coşgun for the translation. ✴ The gray-haired man was squeezing his hand so tightly that the fully filled glass would almost shatter. He stayed in that position until his knuckles hurt. Then he sighed, loosened his hand, and set the glass down on the table. The surface of the tea in it was like a small hand mirror, reflecting the flowers in the pot, the ivy bent towards the ground as it grew longer after being wrapped …

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