February 2018 edition (issue 21)

EditorialGil Williamson
Welcome to the 21th issue of Mythaxis.

Maximum LawMartin M. Clark
Shades of William Gibson's GUNHEAD from 'Virtual Light'.

Commedia del'l VeneziaGil Williamson
“I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; A palace and a prison on each hand.”
Lord Byron.

A Tale of Salt and OakVoss McVeigh
“When something goes wrong, the first thing I think is, it is Loki's fault. It saves a lot of time.”
Neil Gaiman

Mirror, MirrorPatrick Boylan
"You are just a dreamer,
And I am just a dream.
You could have been anyone to me."
-- Neil Young, Like a Hurricane'

Are Friends EclecticJez Patterson
"There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the television set."
Harriet Van Horne

Good VibrationsSteve Slavin
“Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.”
Ludwig van Beethoven

Ilysveil: Twin Dawn RisingJ. H. Zech
"Virtue is the truest nobility."
Miguel de Cervantes

Pranswat Passes ThroughLes Sklaroff
"There is no such thing as Accident; it is Destiny misnamed."
Cherth Pranswat of Sirisulsor, Omnant Exemplary of the Order of Seven Streams.

Blood PoisoningD. S. White
The author tells me his inspiration comes from newspaper articles. I suggest he subscribes to a less sensational periodical.

Eavesdropping at QuoilsLes Sklaroff
"A free droplet of liquid naturally assumes a spherical shape, which has the minimum surface area for a given volume. The equivalence of measurement of energy per unit area to force per unit length can be proven by dimensional analysis."
Farras Grein

Of a KindJez Patterson
"Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives."
Oscar Wilde

Maximum Law - Christmas PartyMartin M. Clark
"Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that."
Charles Dickens

Christmas CaroleMartin M. Clark
"Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that."
Charles Dickens.

ComicsLiam Baldwin
Jet Starr Scores Again! From the pen of Liam Baldwin.

Melkart The HerdsmanMark Mellon
Qui dedit benificium taceat; narret qui accepit.
(He who does a good deed should be silent; he who benefits should tell)

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