On maps, the magic of travel, and shifting borders with the author of Mapwalkers
On portals, time travel and technology with the author of the Alex Hawk Time Travel Adventure series.
Originally published in Fantastic Stories of Imagination, May 1962.
The sky is their playground. Flying creatures of mythical proportions and their intrepid riders search the stars for the next frontier.
A sci-fi short story by R.A. Lafferty, originally published in If, September 1960.
“Time is money.
Time heals all wounds.
anything is possible.
And now he had all the
time in the world!”
As a scavenger, Das is no stranger to the beautiful and deadly alien creatures the invaders left behind. But when a mad “basilisk” goes on a rampage, it’s up to Das to prove himself worthy of his father’s memory—and find a way to put the brute out of its misery before it hurts anyone else.
In which I (M.G. Herron) share my favorite books and stories from a year in reading.
Top selections in 2022: Michael Manning, Andy Weir, Brandon Sanderson, Dean Radin and Bitmap Books… and more!
Sid is all alone at the end of the world, with only his robot and his garden to keep him company. When a dry spell forces him to the lake’s perilous shores, he finds the unexpected—company.
New planet, new problems. Josu and his father trade up for a second chance at life by emigrating from a dead Earth to the Alpha Centauri system.
“Make Like The Roaches And Survive” is a story of scrappy survival in a post-apocalyptic Earth ravaged by mysterious alien invaders. A first contact story of a young man armed only with his wit—and the loyalty of one very fierce feline—in the face of mortal danger.
A fantasy short story by Robert E. Howard, originally published in The Fantasy Fan, Marrch 1934.
“She drew away from him, dwindling in the witch-fire of the skies, until she was a figure no bigger than a child.”