Keywords: human-alien encounters
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
James Patrick Kelly
Tobias S Buckell
Year of publication: 2018
THE FINAL FRONTIER STORIES OF EXPLORING SPACE, COLONIZING THE UNIVERSE, AND FIRST CONTACT Edited by Neil Clarke For Johnny INTRODUCTION I consider this anthology to be a sister to Galactic Empires, which was published last year. During the preliminary reading for that project, I came across several great stories that werent quite right for the anthology, typically because the empire element was non-existent or too thin. As that list continued to grow, a theme began to develop around them: space ...
Keywords: exploration human-alien encounters outer space
Year of publication: 2010
HULL ZERO THREE Greg Bear FOR VINCE GERARDIS, Master of the Big Idea PART ONE THE FLESH Cloud modest, the planet covers herself. Our chosen is perfectmore than we could have hoped for. Rolling beneath, she slips aside her creamy white veil to reveal the sensuous richness of blue water, brown and tan prairies, yellow desert, a wrinkled youth of gray mountains hemmed by forest so green it is almost blackand the brilliant emerald sward of spring pastures. Impossibly rich. My flesh is partner to the ...
Keywords: human-alien encounters suspense