Come All Ye Faithful
Come All Ye Faithful

ISBN: 075640147
Year of publication: 2003

Come All Ye Faithful

Robert J Sawyer

Science fiction

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Come All Ye Faithful by Robert J. Sawyer NEW YORK DIOCESE, INTERNAL MEMO … yes, Bishop, I was frankly surprised by the number of applicants. Such interest bodes well for our newest parish. I do believe we have selected the best candidate under the circumstances. After all, his qualifications combine several key elements. Still, his will be a lonely job… “Damned social engineers,” said Boothby, a frown distorting his freckled face. He looked at me, as if expecting an objection to the profanity, and seemed disappointed that I didn’t rise to the bait. “As you said earlier,” I replied calmly, “it doesn’t make any practical difference.” He tried to get me again: “Damn straight. Whether Jody and I just live together or are legally married shouldn’t matter one whit to anyone but us.” I wasn’t going to give him the pleasure of telling him it mattered to God; I just let him go on. “Anyway,” he said, spreading hands that were also freckled, “since...