When the Ambassador to the Dylft System—a veteran of the Dylft Wars—receives orders to lead a diplomatic mission to Craznaust, she wonders at the wisdom of accepting the assignment.
Still, when she arrives at the controversial Museum of Modern Warfare, she believes herself prepared to face the past and address whatever diplomatic issue she might find there.
But nothing could prepare her for what she finds deep within the museum. Something long buried. Something that could change everything she thought she knew about the war.
“The Museum of Modern Warfare,” by Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch won the 2015 Analog Anlab Award for Best Short Story and is free on this website for one week only.
Graduation Day at Barack Obama High School. The day the Red Letters arrive, the day that students get a glimpse into their own future.
But a handful never get a letter and no one knows why. One teacher has an idea though: a teacher who never got a Red Letter herself, a teacher finally finds the answers to her own fate.
“Red Letter Day,” by Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
First, apologies for the fact that the font changes sizes below. I have no idea why or how to fix it. I tried a bit, but life is too short. It’s a function of me writing different paragraphs at different times, importing links from other places. Sorry… April was a fascinating reading month for me. Dean decided to write a short story per day, so […]
In a rundown bar on a space station at the end of the universe, a customer asks for passage to Dunyon. But the owner and bartender have never heard of Dunyon.
When the next night, more and more people show, Dunyon, that little bar, and the entire space station face a very big crisis.
“Dunyon,” by Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
Ever wonder what happened to the scary vampire? The icky, white-faced creature of the night? The kind of vampire that vants to suck your blooood, not the kind that wants to kiss you silly?
Well, only one such vampire remains, huddled in his New York apartment. He has one last chance to save his race. One last chance—and a foolproof plan. Or so he thinks…
“The Last Vampire,” by bestselling author Kristine Grayson is free on this website for one week only.
Jamal knows his father has struggled to support the family since Jamal’s mom died. So, when eleven-year-old Jamal finds something shiny in the snow on his way to school, he wonders if he can ease his dad’s burden.
But his discovery could put the family at even greater risk. Or it could finally restore hope for them all.
“A Helping Hand,” by Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
I spent the first part of January line editing a Fiction River volume, watching disaster movies, and reading romance novels. I cannot explain any of this, except that I enjoyed all of it.
Suze loves her music. She hides in it when her parents fight.
But when the fights end in divorce, the divorce brings an end to the music—obtained illegally by Suze’s mother.
Now Nils, Suze’s father, must quickly find a way to save his daughter’s music—and her sanity—without breaking the law.
“Watching the Music Dance,” by Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
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