Philip Harris

Philip Harris was born in England but now lives with his wife in Vancouver, Canada where he works for a large video game developer. Not content with creating imaginary worlds for a living, he spends his spare time indulging his love of writing. His non-fiction articles have appeared in such enigmatic magazines as EXE, WTJ and CGI. His fiction credits include Bones, Brown God, So Long, and Thanks for All the Brains, Peeping Tom, New Horizons and Flurb. He has also worked as security for Darth Vader.

Stories by Philip Harris

Artificial Wife

Illustrated by Michael Ilkiw

Most of the time I can almost believe she’s real. She’s not, she’s a Mark IV Remote Surrogate — a “mote”. My real wife, Annabel, is back on Earth but the mote’s a perfect copy, identical in every way; despite the fact that my wife encouraged me to mix things up a bit and “enhance” a …