You would give your right arm in order to avoid a lifetime alone on a planet wouldn’t you?
Oppression and nano-level surveillance – resist or comply?
The residents of Muglet-on-Stumpings are to receive a visitation….
Horton provides a representative sample of the Best SFF from across the various publication sources, print and online.
Fairly routine scientist fiction, more of an Analog than an Asimovs story to my mind.
A strong issue with lots of stories to like.
A clever story with a protagonist who is far from the standard heroic type, and lots to like in it.
Time travel story, that is nice enough, as far as it goes.
Bunker takes up back in time to the 1870s, and the building of The Brooklyn Bridge.
Another chunky volume for the bookshelf of the Year’s Best anthology collector.
Some strong stories in the issue, with David Gerrold the pick of the bunch.
A second story to close the issue in which a time travel device is used in the quest for lurve.
A zero-sum equation featuring a douchebag, a hottie, and a cheated wife seeking tenure. Does a-b=c??
A post-Collapse setting, but an unlikely one, with a bee keeper the main protagonist. But she’s not an ordinary apiarist, and they’re not ordinary bees…
Following her previous ‘challenging’ story, this is an ‘unsettling’ one…
I started off really liking this story, the kind F&SF does well (or, rather, one of the many kinds it does well)
An intriguing love story from Wolven, set in an online virtual reality world, where Claire is looking for Mr. Right.
Beaver. Giant beaver. Prehistoric giant beaver.
Kunsken fits in just so much ‘extra’ into the story, when a more bog standard approach would have been a simple ‘scientist solves riddle’ story
A photo app that uses quantum physics to alter the images it takes, leads to some Really Bad Shit.
Stories within stories within issues within different magazines.
A clever idea, well handled.