A struggling ‘scientifiction’ author bemoans the loss of his genre, following the finding of the solution to the Fermi Paradox : there aren’t in fact zillions of other galaxies, solar systems and planets out there, it’s mostly in effect an optical illusion. However, one of his own fictional creations appears, with a solution for him. Does he want life, the universe and everything?
- Michael Arsenault. Residue. (Is Anybody Out There?)
- Mike Resnick and Lezli Robyn. Report from the Field. (Is Anybody Out There?)