Brian Merchant

Brian Merchant

  • Drones to Ploughshares

    In a near future, a surveillance drone serving an authoritarian state is captured—and offered a new lease on sentience.

  • The 2030 Last-Minute Christmas Gift Guide

    From a Tier 1 Zone Day Pass to see how the 1% lives to the final installment in the Marvel vs Star Wars saga—these are *the* gifts of 2030.

  • Mothers Against Sinister Technology

    A speculative story that imagines a crusade to end the internet as we know it.

  • Blood Of Christ

    Murder strikes a bizarre cult that has rejected the life-sustaining technologies of the future.

  • Dormitorium

    The man responded exactly as they said he would, his eyelids growing heavy, before, against his will, he closed them.

  • What Lasts

    When the world ends, what kind of stamp will humans leave on the planet?