Solaris Rising 2: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction

Solaris Rising 2: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction

Language: English

Pages: 448

ISBN: 1781080887

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Solaris Rising 2: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction

Language: English

Pages: 448

ISBN: 1781080887

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Following the exceptionally well received first collection, Solaris Rising 2 brings even more best-selling and cutting edge SF authors together for another extraodrinary volume of ground-breaking stories.

Having re-affirmed Solaris’s proud reputation for producing high quality science fiction antologies in the first volume, Solaris Rising 2 is the next collection in this exciting series. Featuring stories by Allan Steele, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Kim Lakin-Smith, Paul Cornell, Eugie Foster, Nick Harkaway, Nancy Kress, Kay Kenyon, James Lovegrove, Robert Reed, Mercurio D. Rivera, Norman Spinrad, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Liz Williams, Vandana Singh, Martin Sketchley, and more. These stories are guaranteed to surprise, thrill and delight, and maintain our mission to demonstrate why science fiction remains the most exiting, varied and inspiring of all fiction genres. In Solaris Rising we showed both the quality and variety that modern science fiction can produce. In Solaris Rising 2, we'll be taking that much, much further.

Year's Best SF 5

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13

Sailing to Byzantium: Six Novellas

The Absent Traveller: Prākrit Love Poetry from the Gāthāsaptaśatī of Sātavāhana Hāla

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

her famous. The obit is more a sob story than a celebration. It spends too much time sentimentalising about how the rights crash ruined Heather’s life; making the person secondary to the legal fight, the subsequent poverty and the final retreat into reclusiveness when the cancer was diagnosed. The bit that caught Paolo’s interest though is tucked away at the bottom. A sentence of speculation about how it’s believed that she kept writing, kept trying to make new music, just never released it to

real.” “How could you check?” Kimber asked. “It takes a lot of technical skill to verify Living History recordings.” “Okay, I ran it through our immediate checker, the one we use for monographs and presentations,” Ambra said. “And it cleared those.” The immediate checker was designed for professors who needed to check major presentations from students on a variety of subjects the professors might not know much about. The immediate checker caught flat-out fraud and historical reenactments, but

from automatically locking if they closed all the way. “Find some food?” Sharon asked. “A little. Ready for dinner?” Sharon sat up to peer into the carton put down beside her. “That all? Couldn’t you find something else?” “Sorry. Didn’t have a chance to look.” Cindy told her about the cook. Sharon’s expression didn’t change, but Cindy figured that cops were usually poker-faced when it came to that sort of thing. And she left out the part about what’s-his-name. No point in complaining about

can’t detect us as a foreign body. If it could, we’d be dead. IT’S SIXTY-SIX STEPS up the central spiral to my cabin. I count them every time, an old habit from childhood. I loved numbers then, back when I thought I would go for science. Now I’m going for making babies. It’s why Crow has given up on me. Why teach science to a bride elect? I want to answer: Because after I have my four babies, I’ll be free to have a real job. What kind of jobs does my new home have? I know nothing about the

place where I’ll spend the rest of life: Deepspire. Our library has only a few ancient references. Spires don’t communicate by radio, of course. That’s only for emergencies, and maybe not even then. Greme homes in on transmissions. It’s like announcing “Here I am!” The way we’ll meet up with Deepspire is that we have meeting points based on an established web of path lines. This was all decided long ago. Every spire has its own secret path. But every few years spires cross paths and share DNA.

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