A second story to close the issue in which a time travel device is used in the quest for lurve.
Nice fantasy story from Chilson, although to be clear, the story features trees, not vegetables!
An ancient with a palpable sense of ennui, awaiting a noseless assailant, provides justice for and sentence on a man long-travelled in search of that justice.
Technological and farming developments that are a nice backdrop to the human dilemma of thes tory.
Reviewed : MobiPocket version on a Tapwave Zodiac. Edward M. Lerner. A New Order of Things Part I of IV. First part of an installment set in the author’s milieu featuring radio communication with other intelligence species across the universe. Rob Chilson. Farmers In the Sky. Fairly routine story, closer to juvenile SF when compared… Continue reading Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, May 2006
May Be Some Time. Brenda W. Clough Last year Scott of the Antartic turned out to be a vampire (Jane Yolen and Robert J. Harris’ ‘Requiem Antartica’ in Asimovs May 2000) and in this story Captain Oates’ noble walk into the snow leads him to the 21st Century. The experiences of Oates’ time-travelling cloned resurrection… Continue reading Analog Science Fiction and Fact, April 2001 (Peanut Press edition)
Stories by : Alexander Jablokov, Bruce Sterling, David Brin, David Langford, Dominic Green, Gregory Benford, Jean-Claude Dunyach, Mark S. Geston, Mary Rosenblum, Mary Soon Lee, Michael F. Flynn, Michael Skeet, Michael Swanwick, Nancy Kress, Norman Spinrad, Rob Chilson, Robert Reed, Ron Goulart, Stephen Baxter, Ted Chiang.
Stories by : Bruce Sterling, Cherry Wilder, Chris Lawson, Cory Doctorow, Geoffrey A. Landis, Greg Egan, Gwyneth Jones, Howard Waldrop, Ian McDonald, Ian R. Macleod, Jim Grimsley, Liz Williams, Michael Swanwick, Paul J. McAuley, Rob Chilson, Robert Charles Wilson, Robert Reed, Stephen Baxter, Tanith Lee, Ted Chiang, Tony Daniel, Ursula K. Le Guin, William Barton, William Browning Spencer