A short but exquisite love story, as a man deals (or not) with heartbreaking loss, to find that there are other universes where things are quite different. Rather than going for a happy ever after ending, Swanwick still finds resolution for the protagonist.
- Francis Marion Soty. The Second Kalandar’s Tale. (Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2011)
- Mike Resnick. The Homecoming. (Asimovs, April/May 2011)