Mark Watney of Mars

The Martian by Andy Weir A few days ago Mark Watney was the fifteenth person to walk on Mars. Today he may be the first person to die there. There’s no hope of rescue. Why would there be, the rest of the crew and everyone back on Earth thinks he’s dead....

The Force Is Strong With This One

Heir to the Jedi by Kevin Hearne He used to be nobody. A farm boy from the back-desert of a planet farthest from the bright center of the galaxy. But that was before he found the droid, rescued the princess, blew up the Death Star, and discovered that he is the heir...

It’s the End of the World as We Know It

The Dead Lands by Benjamin Percy As far as anyone knows, there is nothing beyond the walls of Sanctuary. It has been one hundred and fifty years since the flu virus mutated and the world fell apart and as far as the inhabitants of what was once downtown St. Louis,...

New Stories From Our Sister Planet

Old Venus edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois Once upon a time we looked up in the sky and saw a planet. Shrouded in a layer of impenetrable clouds we could only guess what wonders were on its surface. Clouds usually indicate rain so was this a planet of...

Have You Ever Wondered?

What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Monroe Have you ever wondered: If every person on Earth on Earth aimed a laser pointer at the Moon at the same time, would it change color? How much Force power can Yoda output? How high...
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