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[GUEST POST] Lincoln Crisler on Other Worlds Than These

Lincoln Crisler‘s body of work consists of over thirty short stories, two novellas and editorship of two anthologies, most recently Corrupts Absolutely?, an anthology of dark superhero fiction. His work has appeared in a variety of print and online publications, to include HUB Magazine, Shroud Publishing’s Abominations anthology and IDW’s Robots vs. Zombies anthology. Lincoln’s first full-length short story collection is Queen and Other Stories and it is available now wherever you buy books. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association. A United States Army combat veteran and non-commissioned officer, Lincoln lives in Augusta, Georgia with his wife and two of his three children. Contact him at

Other Worlds Than These

by Lincoln Crisler

“Go then, there are other worlds than these.”
– Stephen King, The Gunslinger

I’m so in love with the idea of time-travel and alternate realities I can barely understand why everyone isn’t. I’ve been a serious Star Trek buff since before I could shave-even more telling, my favorite episodes are the Mirror Universe ones, from the original series, Deep Space Nine and Enterprise. Doctor Who is a bit more intimidating, but still enjoyable. I’ve watched the first three seasons of Sliders more than I can remember throughout the years, in a variety of formats (let’s just pretend the last two seasons, especially the very last, didn’t happen at all). As a lifelong comic-book (and X-Men in particular) aficionado, I firmly hold up the Age of Apocalypse cross-over as some of the best X-Men work ever, twenty years old or not. Some of my favorite reading growing up was The Talisman (Stephen King and Peter Straub) and the Mode series of novels by Piers Anthony.
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