H.M.S. Habbakuk. Eugene Byrne. Alternate History, with an aircraft carrier made of ‘pykrete’ turning the tide of war in the Atlantic against the u-boats. Cameron is on board to interrogate submariners plucked from the sea, and too keep an eye on an officer who has been passing information on to the soviets. The A.H. elements… Continue reading Interzone, Number 155, May 2000
Rudy Rucker and Bruce Sterling. Colliding Branes. Gonzo fun, as you might expect from Rucker and Sterling. Two bloggers, with an inside track on the end of the world (and the universe), two dense urban bores, take to the road to flee the dense urban cores. Two of the branes of our universe are passing… Continue reading Asimovs, February 2009
Allen M. Steele. Shady Grove. Sixth intallment of the ‘Coyote Rising’ serial, in which a long schelp across the continent leads to a co-incidental chance encounter, and a long schlep back to square one. Kathleen Ann Goonan. Dinosaur Songs. Short, lyrical tale built on an interesting conceit of time/space travellers using dinos/trees to build themselves… Continue reading Asimovs, July 2004
Stories by : Bradley Denton, Charles Stross, Daniel Abraham, Eleanor Arnason, Gardner Dozois, George RR Martin, Gregory Feeley, Ian McDowell, James Patrick Kelly, Judith Berman, Patricia A. McKillip, Stephen Baxter.