There’s not a massive sfnal element to the story, but the writing has a bit of personality to it, and the dialogue is more realistic than you get in most SF, which is nice.
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Stories by Allen M. Steele, Gord Sellar, Dale Bailey, Emily C Skaftun, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Kate Bachus, Brendan DuBois, Joel Richards, James Patrick Kelly, Robert R. Chase, Jeff Grimshaw, Jason Sanford, Tim McDaniel. Reviews underway.
A dark, bleak look human frailty and bravery and stupidity, as the planet-killer impact arrives.
Now writing a column for Interzone, Allan’s latest story for them stops just as it’s getting interesting, so I’m hoping there’s at least one more followup story
Stories by Nina Allan, Jay O’Connell, S.L. Nickerson, T.R. Napper, Julie C. Day, Sam J. Miller.
Lacking an sfnal element, a story that doesn’t really fit the anthology.
Cover by Wayne Haag. Stories by James van Pelt, E. Catherine Tobler, Andrew Hook, Neil Williamson, Caren Gussoff, several excellent.
A story that starts by getting the reader hooked – the protagonist is getting PTSD therapy due to losing his universe.