Story Indices

This page provides indices of the stories that have appeared in Darker Matter. They are sorted by:

  • Author
  • Title
  • Issue (including poll results)
  • Length

Story Index by Author

Antonelli, Lou: Avatar
Ayres, Neil: The Fame Game
Barnett, B. A.: Final Report
Brady, Ken: Tagging
Braum, Daniel: The Black Orophant
Dines, Steven J.: All for One
Finley, Toiya Kristen: Dearest Etruria,
Foster, Eugie: The End of the Universe
Jeschonek, Robert: Zinzi-zinzi-zinzic
Lang, Charles Richard: Head on a Stick
Lerner, Edward M.: RSVP
Lerner, Edward M.: Copywrong
Levine, David D.: Babel Probe
Long, Duncan: Lightning War
Nelson, Shane: Severance Pay
Novy, Rick: Chaos Theory
Sparhawk, Bud: Frost
Sparhawk, Bud: The Connection
Stoddard, Jason: Terms of Service
Tritten, Larry: Raft
Wheeler, Ramona: The Connection


Story Index by Title

All for One by Steven J. Dines
Avatar by Lou Antonelli
Babel Probe by David D. Levine
The Black Orophant by Daniel Braum
Chaos Theory by Rick Novy
The Connection by Bud Sparhawk and Ramona Wheeler
Copywrong by Edward M. Lerner
Dearest Etruria, by Toya Kristen Finley
The End of the Universe by Eugie Foster
The Fame Game by Neil Ayres
Final Report by B. A. Barnett
Frost by Bud Sparhawk
Head on a Stick by Charles Richard Laing
Lightning War by Duncan Long
Raft by Larry Tritten
RSVP by Edward M. Lerner
Severance Pay by Shane Nelson
Tagging by Ken Brady
Terms of Service by Jason Stoddard
Zinzi-zinzi-zinzic by Robert Jeschonek


Story Index by Issue (Including Poll Results)

See also the Top Ten stories

Issue One

Babel Probe by David D. Levine. 77 votes, average score = 7.84
Frost by Bud Sparhawk. 40 votes, average score = 7.78
Lightning War by Duncan Long. 47 votes, average score = 6.77
RSVP by Edward M. Lerner. 54 votes, average score = 6.13
Tagging by Ken Brady. 37 votes, average score = 6.54

Issue Two

All for One by Steven J. Dines. 44 votes, average score = 5.41
Avatar by Lou Antonelli. 32 votes, average score = 7.69
Dearest Etruria, by Toya Kristen Finley. 30 votes, average score = 7.77
The Fame Game by Neil Ayres. 23 votes, average score = 6.35
Terms of Service by Jason Stoddard. 44 votes, average score = 7.66

Issue Three

The Connection by Bud Sparhawk and Ramona Wheeler. 18 votes, average score = 6.5
The End of the Universe by Eugie Foster. 27 votes, average score = 7.22
Raft by Larry Tritten. 19 votes, average score = 4.89
Severance Pay by Shane Nelson. 51 votes, average score = 8.08
Zinzi-zinzi-zinzic by Robert Jeschonek. 18 votes, average score = 5.89

Issue Four

The Black Orophant by Daniel Braum. 72 votes, average score = 8.14
Chaos Theory by Rick Novy. 30 votes, average score = 7.53
Copywrong by Edward M. Lerner. 20 votes, average score = 5.9
Final Report by B. A. Barnett. 38 votes, average score = 7.61
Head on a Stick by Charles Richard Laing. 27 votes, average score = 7.59


Story Index by Length

Flash Fiction (shorter than 1,000 words)

The Connection by Bud Sparhawk and Ramona Wheeler (500 words)
Copywrong by Edward M. Lerner (700 words)
Final Report by B. A. Barnett (500 words)
Head on a Stick by Charles Richard Laing (750 words)
RSVP by Edward M. Lerner (500 words)

Short stories (1,000 to 4,000 words)

All for One by Steven J. Dines (1,500 words)
Avatar by Lou Antonelli (3,663 words)
Babel Probe by David D. Levine (3,000 words)
The Black Orophant by Daniel Braum (3900 words)
Dearest Etruria, by Toya Kristen Finley (3,200 words)
The End of the Universe by Eugie Foster (3,000 words)
The Fame Game by Neil Ayres (2,000 words)
Lightning War by Duncan Long (1,324 words)
Raft by Larry Tritten (1,900 words)
Terms of Service by Jason Stoddard (2,900 words)
Zinzi-zinzi-zinzic by Robert Jeschonek (1,000 words)

Novelettes (4,000 to 6,500 words)

Chaos Theory by Rick Novy (5,200 words)
Frost by Bud Sparhawk (6,500 words)
Severance Pay by Shane Nelson (4,438 words)
Tagging by Ken Brady (4,000 words)





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