A long, dark night is spent on an alien planet, as three humans stumble onto a Yu Stigmergic Colony, a strange lifeform that, if it senses them, will react instantly and consume them. One of the three has previously encountered one of these blooms’ and in the conversations that take place during the night, we learn about each of the three, as the tension builds.
- Rus Wornom. In the Mountains of Frozen Fire…. (Fantasy & Science Fiction July/August 2013)
- The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction July-Aug 2013