Tuesday, May 18, 2021

"Weep for Day" Line Puzzle

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

EL  FBIT  EFT  ABPQHT  ENWEF  LC  LWN  KCCTOEBLS ATTPA  FTNT,  KPBI EFT  TPQEJ  OBEJ  LC  K  NKOT  VT ITAENLJTI,  KS  LZAOTSBEJ.

Substitute the letter M for P, but not P for M.




ANSWER

TO HIDE THE SIMPLE TRUTH OF OUR AFFECTION SEEMS HERE, AMID THE EMPTY CITY OF A RACE WE DESTROYED, AN OBSCENITY.

Monday, May 17, 2021

"Wyatt Earp 2.0" Translate Puzzle

 

Universal Translator Puzzle

The universal translator isn’t perfect. The letters in some of the words in the line below are mixed up. Rearrange the letters in these words to restore the original line from the story.



"Wyatt Earp 2.0"
by Wil McCarthy

Resurrection licenses aren’t easy to banoit; one has to demonstrate an regnut broplem that no nilgiv person can veerlos.





ANSWER

Resurrection licenses aren’t easy to obtain; one has to demonstrate an urgent problem that no living person can resolve.

Friday, May 14, 2021

"The Ice Owl" Line Puzzle

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

BSNVABE  ISHQ  NVLB  L  BSNQ  FLW  BQQKQK  NS QUNHLZSJLNQ  NVQ  MBAPQHWQ.

Substitute the letter N for B, but not B for N.




ANSWER

NOTHING MORE THAN A NOTE WAS NEEDED TO EXTRAPOLATE THE UNIVERSE.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

"The Vicar of Mars" Translate Puzzle

 

Universal Translator Puzzle

The universal translator isn’t perfect. The letters in some of the words in the line below are mixed up. Rearrange the letters in these words to restore the original line from the story.



"The Vicar Of Mars"
by Gwyneth Jones

Dypslin worset of mine tailings, known as “Martian Stromatolites,” dotos in prugos, shade together like ugly sentinels.





ANSWER

Spindly towers of mine tailings, known as “Martian Stromatolites,” stood in groups, heads together like ugly sentinels.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

"The Island" Line Puzzle

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

LR'YR  AZLRYTBP  RJZBME  CZ  EZZS  H  LEZPR  GHXJ  DCHY  BA  CZ  H  GKXXRY  DLKCWE.

Substitute the letter T for C, but not C for T.




ANSWER

WE'RE POWERFUL ENOUGH TO HOOK A WHOLE DAMN STAR UP TO A DIMMER SWITCH.

Monday, May 10, 2021

"Martian Heart" Translate Puzzle

 

Universal Translator Puzzle

The universal translator isn’t perfect. The letters in some of the words in the line below are mixed up. Rearrange the letters in these words to restore the original line from the story.



"Martian Heart"
by John Barnes

Sam darayel knew what it dulow take me fifteen marsyears to neral: she believed in gamnik a good bet that boydon else was making.





ANSWER

Sam already knew what it would take me fifteen marsyears to learn: she believed in making a good bet that nobody else was making.

Friday, May 7, 2021

"The Hero" Line Puzzle

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

KOP  HFBIL  FT  ACBWY  CR  Y  OFIIFH  EBPRRZBP-APRRPI, TCNPKOFZRYUL  SCIPR  CU  LCYSPKPB.

Substitute the letter F for T, but not T for F.




ANSWER

THE WORLD OF VIRGA IS A HOLLOW PRESSURE-VESSEL FIVE THOUSAND MILES IN DIAMETER.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

"Burial of Sir John Mawe" Translate Puzzle

 

Universal Translator Puzzle

The universal translator isn’t perfect. The letters in some of the words in the line below are mixed up. Rearrange the letters in these words to restore the original line from the story.



"The Burial of Sir John Mawe at Cassini"
by Chaz Brenchley

 No one tique knew yawyan, whether he was condemned for remdur or for artenos or for breaking the Charter, or all heter.






ANSWER

No one quite knew anyway, whether he was condemned for murder or for treason or for breaking the Charter, or all three.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

"City of the Dead " Line Puzzle

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

"LBA ERWPRMRO LJNL LJR BWT CBANS XBHST LJR CKRZI BX N OUNZROJPU," XKNSI UNKIRK ONPT.

Substitute the letter F for X, but not X for F.




ANSWER

"TOM BELIEVES THAT THE OLD WOMAN FOUND THE WRECK OF A SPACESHIP," FRANK PARKER SAID.

Monday, May 3, 2021

"La Malcontenta" Translate Puzzle

 

Universal Translator Puzzle

The universal translator isn’t perfect. The letters in some of the words in the line below are mixed up. Rearrange the letters in these words to restore the original line from the story.



"La Malcontenta"
by Liz Williams

Thoughts of glihft, of dingy nobedy Winterstrike, kesat through her head and are gone, leaving loss and gairenny behind.






ANSWER

Thoughts of flight, of dying beyond Winterstrike, skate through her head and are gone, leaving loss and yearning behind.