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… Continue reading Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, August 2002
An excellent collection of short SF. Several made it to the various Year’s Best collections, and a couple of others which were not selected would not have looked out of place. The volume starts well, is strong in the middle, and ramps up to a strong finish.