Truth be told, it reads more like an Analog story than an Asimovs one to me.
There’s politics and human relationships to give a little extra depth to a relatively short story that gets through the action on the double.
Mary Rosenblum. Lion Walk. Science thriller set in an African game reserve where the second
William Barton. In the Age of the Quiet Sun. Good to see another story from
Nancy Kress. My Mother Dancing. Originally published in 2000 in ‘Destination 3001’, published by Flammarion.
For me, other than the Fintushel story, a fairly average bunch. Mind you, the preview of the next issue is most impressive.
Adam Troy-Castro. Among the Tchi. A novelist finds his ego suddenly deflated when arriving on-planet
Catherina Asaro. The Spacetime Pool. A plot with more than a nod to Charles Stross’
C.W. Johnson. Icarus Beach. A young woman is part of a crew whose ship specialises
Bud Sparhawk. Chandra’s Pup. I got a few pages into this story, and then did
Vernor Vinge. The Cookie Monster. Dixie Mae is pleased with her new job with a
The annual double-issue. G. David Nordley. The Fire and The Wind. The story starts with