Dystopian Stories Archive

Clone A2 – Dystopian

There were a great many motives surrounding human cloning these days. It seemed that every time someone involved with cloning was asked why it was happening, a different answer would come out. Some clones were intended to

Exploring the fascinating cyberpunk landscapes

When writing stories about dystopias, whether they are futuristic or not, there are a few aspects of building the world that the writer should keep in mind. Some world building concepts work better for different types of

Cheating Humanity

In this world, death was rarely the end of a person’s troubles. The very rich were able to cheat death with brain uploads and newly-generated bodies. These members of society’s upper echelons were called Meths, and the

Technology and its upcoming dystopian effects.

The idea of a government that controls its populous through surveillance and thought control had been a popular topic in speculative fiction. Most forms of this fiction springs from George Orwell’s 1984, which felt with a government

Technology and its upcoming dystopian effects.

The idea of a government that controls its populous through surveillance and thought control had been a popular topic in speculative fiction. Most forms of this fiction springs from George Orwell’s 1984, which felt with a government

Dystopium: It’s not better, it just feels that way

In this day and age, depression ran rampant, but you’d never know it from looking at most. A new sort of “wonder drug” was being prescribed that seemed to make everyone feel better about themselves and the

Corporate Conglomerate Dystopia

The term “corporate takeover” received an entirely new definition one day. Some people saw it coming, but the majority of the population fell right into the grasp of corporate conglomerate as it arose and upended society as

Singularity

The singularity had come and gone before anyone realized what was happening. An average city in this day and age barely resembled its 21st-century counterpart. Ivy did not crawl along buildings; instead, trails of microcomputers did, resembling

The Meth Effect, cheating humanity

In this world, death was rarely the end of a person’s troubles. The very rich were able to cheat death with brain uploads and newly-generated bodies. These members of society’s upper echelons were called Meths, and the

Artificial Humans

“Artificial human” was a term that had entered the common parlance to refer to a human that was “made” in a lab’s growing tanks. Some called them ArHus for short. Artificial humans weren’t necessarily clones, though they