With a solid background of economic and political systems across a distant planetary system, a fuel trucker visits a client with his new apprentice. All is not as it seems, and he has hopes for Hope (the apprentice) – with a similar background, will she have similar political beliefs?
- KJ Kabza. The Color of Sand. (Fantasy & Science Fiction July-Aug 2013)
- Jack Dann. Waiting for Medusa. (Asimovs October/November 2013)