Tale of the Veremaurs single work   short story   science fiction   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Tale of the Veremaurs
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Brief piece chronicling the fate of a New Ceres family whose strange gifts prompt the 'powers that be' to destroy the entire family.


  • The piece is positioned as anthropological science fiction in the vein of Ursula Le Guin. A disclaimer at the beginning of the story reads:

    Excerpt: New Ceres Field Notes of Dr Meredith Perle, Assoc. Prof., Chair of Anthropology, University of Minerva.

    During one of my many information-gathering forays through the anachronistic society of New Ceres, I heard of a man called only 'The Raconteur' who knew all the old tales of early New Ceresian history and legend. I finally discovered him in a back street coffee house in the coastal city of Celestine - an old man now. At my request, he related the following tale.

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    y New Ceres no. 1 2006 Z1600404 2006 periodical issue 2006
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