Welcome to Pacific City

Welcome the the sixth SFFWorld.com anthology, a new shared world project bringing together fifteen stories of heroism and villainy in a city of millions on the Oregon coast! PACIFIC CITY is home to a range of heroic and villainous characters to rival Gotham or Metropolis. Here you’ll find origin stories, thrills and spills, psychos and saviours, laughs and lamentations!

Yesterday, it didn’t exist. Today, our authors have brought it to life.

Tomorrowwho knows


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Headlined by crowd-pleasing authors Matthew Hughes and Tansy Rayner Roberts, who are joined by thirteen new and established writers from around the world, our contributors are defining Pacific City one story at a time:

THE GIFT OF GABBYMatt Hughes

We start in the past, when the seeds of a future megalopolis are sown by a silver-tongued devil with a wily plan.

PURRFECT CRIMINALTansy Rayner Roberts

Returning to the present, we are thrust straight into an all-action fight for survival – but which Pacific City is this exactly?

THERE ARE DOORSJennifer Baumer

Welcome to the Pacific City Centre for the Criminally Insane – but who’s going to fly over this cuckoo’s nest?

HIS TRAIL OF CINDERSJeremy Megargee

When the trials of the modern day just won’t stop piling up, maybe the straw that breaks the camel’s back will be a plastic one…

THE CONGREGATIONP. J. Richards

Sometimes everyone needs a place where they can go to feel safe, to take shelter from the world, but where do you go to escape from yourself?

THE WITCHCRAFTGil Williamson

When masterminding a city-wide criminal enterprise, it pays to know what the future has in store…

UNTITLED SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER IN 3DLance Tooks

The Incredibles taught us it’s a dangerous temptation, but it’s not just supervillains who enjoy a good ranty monologue!

HONOR’S JUST A WORDWilson Geiger

We all know that there’s no honor among thieves – but sorcery? That’s another matter…

OVER WATER, UNDER SURVEILLANCEDaniel Ausema

In a city of millions there are bound to be some people who don’t – or don’t want to – fit in. But where can they go to find a place of their own, and will society allow them to?

STUDENT OF CATASTROPHELydia Hall

Sometimes all a girl needs is a nice, quiet fortress of solitude to study for college in. And a better sense of time-keeping too, that would be REALLY helpful…

A TALE FROM LOGBURNVictor G. Espinosa

Two very different brothers walk home at night through Pacific City’s most notorious neighborhood – little knowing their paths are about to diverge in the most absolute way.

MECHANIC’S LIENJoseph Lopez

One wears a suit of armour. One is shrouded in shadow. Does anyone reveal their true self more clearly than when they hide behind a mask?

INVICTUSJames Sullivan

An ordinary guy meets an ordinary girl, on an ordinary date that take and extra-ordinary turn – and then things take a turn for the worse…

DEAL WITH THE DEVILSAndrew Leon Hudson

One man’s urban creativity is another man’s social menace – but when activist-graffiti artists come into conflict, rivalry quickly gains a nasty edge, and the stakes begin to rise.

PARK LIFEIgor Ljubuncic

And closing the collection, meet the hero a bustling, gas-guzzling city needs – fighting a villain that only an out-of-control automotive industry deserves!

Edited by Andrew Leon Hudson and N. E. White, WELCOME TO PACIFIC CITY answers the question, “Where do you go when quaint, quiet little hamlets like Tokyo, London, Mumbai and NYC just don’t give you a tingle any more?”

Come and see what it has to offer…