A new group of three SF stories are now on sale. These are a little more upbeat that some of the other non-Victory stories of late...
Hope For The Future
(Three short stories, 5700 words total):
The Black Flowers: The leader of a colony on an icy world asks his Marshal to plant some black flowers on the surface of the planet. Why would he make such a request? Why is it so hard for the Marshal to comply?
First published in “Outward,” Winter, 1993.
The Choice: A young officer is dispatched to an outdated generation spaceship in deep space. While on board a father asks him to search for his missing daughter. What secrets will be revealed when the officer finds the girl?
First published in “The Fifth Di,” Edition 4, Number 2, April, 2002.
A Good Reason To Drink: The new automated bartender on a space station encounters a man drinking himself into oblivion. Why is the man doing so on a day of celebration? Is there a way for the machine to save this man?
First published in “Musing,” Volume 2, Number 1, Winter, 1997.
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