Free Fiction Monday: The Arrival of Truth
Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s alternate history stories have won or been nominated for every award in the sf field. “The Arrival of Truth” shows why. In pre-Civil War Virginia, some slaves tell a story about Sojourner and the Truth. One young girl, forced to give up her own children and nurse a white baby, wonders what the Truth will mean. Will it set her free? Or will it force her to make terrible choices of her own?
“The Arrival of Truth” by Sidewise Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch casts light on the powerful struggle between right and wrong, slavery and freedom and is free on this website for one week only. The story’s also available as an ebook on Amazon, Kobo, iBooks, Barnes & Noble, and from other online retailers.
The Arrival of Truth
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
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Such a strong story! I especially loved how it showed the condition of women, and the absence of real freedom even for the white woman.