Fiction by : Edward M. Lerner, Janet Catherine Johnston, Jerry Oltion, Brad R. Torgersen, Carl Frederick.
Fiction by Edward M. Lerner, Gray Rineheart, Carl Frederick, Emily Mah, Brad R. Torgersen, Craig DeLancey
Fiction by : Edward M. Lerner, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Richard A. Lovett, Kyle Kirkland, Scott William Carter, Ernest Hogan.
Fiction by Edward M. Lerner, David D. Levine, Alec Nevala-Lee, Jamie Todd Rubin, Alastair Mayer.
Stories by Adam-Troy Castro, Paul Levinson, Thomas R. Dulski, Larry Niven, Paula S. Jordan, Edward M. Lerner, Dave Creek, Jerry Oltion
Michael Swanwick. From Babel’s Fall’n Glory We Fled… The opening paragraph is a doozy – it describes the titular city on Europa, and does so quite beautifully across several sentences, and then kicks into a higher gear as the narrator describes herself : a simulation of one of the humans killed in the destruction of [...]
Rajna Vajra. Doctor Alien. A story from an Analog regular very much in the usual Analog vein – not a challenging read in terms of writing style, unless of course you are awkward sod who finds an easy to read writing style difficult to read. I fall into that camp – I managed just one [...]
David Bartell. Test Signals. A multi-limbed geek involved in computers is rapidly involving in something or other – sorry, this was just way too clunky to persevere with. Dave Creek. No Traveller Returns. Further adventures of Mike Christopher. Eric James Stone. The Ashes of His Fathers. Looks at the price someone is willing to pay [...]
Richard A. Lovett. A Pound of Flesh. The title refers to Shakespeare’s Shylock, who lent money on the basis that could extract said charge when the loan was defaulted upon. Whilst Lovett updates this principal to a nano-tech equivalent, his protagonist uses some archaic language – how long is it since some has exclaimed “Gad!”, [...]
Reviewed : MobiPocket version on a Tapwave Zodiac. Alexis Glynn Latner. Witherspin. A somewhat contrived adventure in which an enhanced male, with a criminal record, and his female companion have to escape the clutches of various cod-fantasy types after them (trolls, crusaders, sabre toothed tigers), in an orbiting habitat which features several different climatic zones. [...]