A dispatch from a xeno-scientist, explaining his reason for ignoring the directive not to make planetfall on the first planet with intelligent life humanity discovers. To find out his reason, you’re going to have to seek out the story! The ‘story’ draws on history and theory and some primeval human stuff, and is a good one.
- Asimovs. October/November 2013.
- Henry Lien. Pearl Rehabilitative Colony for Ungrateful Daughters. (Asimovs December 2013)