Nicely complements the Strahan/Dozois New Space Opera anthology series, starting with several stories of the contemporary, speculative type.
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A claimant to the throne has no belief in God. But what if God has belief in him?
Daniel Abraham. The Curandero and the Swede : a Tale from the 1001 American Nights. Taking his new girlfriend to his family in the country, and worrying what his family will make of her, a young man learns a lot from his Uncle – on the nature of the country in which they live, the […]
Lisa Goldstein. Finding Beauty. Fairy Tale which looks at the Sleeping Beauty story from Prince Charming’s perspective, with the added twist that the beauty which he revives is not in the first flush of her youth, and is mightily unimpressed to be resurrected as an aged crone. But Charming is an honourable chap.. Fine if […]
For me the issue gets progressively stronger, with the earlier stories not quite doing it for me to any great extent.
A strong collection of stories by Cory Doctorow, Daniel Abraham and Susan Fry, David Marusek, Jack Skillingstead, James Patrick Kelly, John Varley, Lawrence Person, Tom Purdom.
Robert Silverberg. The Second Wave. This is introduced as another in the author’s Via Roma Alternate History series, and I’m like, whatever. William Sanders. Duce. An Alternate-History-cum-time-travel story featuring Mussolini. It’s quite short. Louise Marley. Jamie Says. A touching short story seen through the eyes of a young boy. On an off-Earth farming settlement the […]
Oracles. Robert Reed. One of the reasons why I started summarising short SF stories I had read in the first place was that I don’t have much of a memory with regard to who wrote what and what a particular story is about. And I will doubtless be checking back from time to time to […]