First published in From the Trenches: An Anthology of Speculative War Stories back in November 2006, this angry anti-war screed about a traumatized group of female war heroes hunting down weapons of mass destruction has since appeared on Escape Pod and, most recently, been reprinted in Warrior Women, an anthology of strong female protagonists edited by Paula Guran and […]
A story of high tech espionage that has been described as “The Matrix and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy mashed up together,” “Body Politic” made its appearance in Meeting Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan and published in December 2015.
“The Light Brigade” began with an unlikely inspiration: World of Warcraft. From there, it became a story about a futuristic war in which soldiers are turned into conscious light in order to get them to the front faster. It was published (ironically enough) in Lightspeed in November 2015.
This very short story was one of ten “short stories from the future” that ran in Popular Science in July 2015. “The Improbable War” tells the story of a war fought with one of the most unlikely of weapons: love.
Written for Terraform, the online home for future fiction on Motherboard, a branch of Vice.com, “It’s About Ethics in Revolution” uses a speculative lens “to shed light on the problems of the present,” in this case the controversy surrounding the 2015 Hugo Awards.
“Elephants and Corpses” was published at Tor.com in May 2015. From the description on Tor.com: The corpse-jumping body mercenary Nev is used to filling other people’s shoes. When his assistant Tera recognizes the most recent waterlogged cadaver they bought off the street, though, he finds that his new body is carrying more trouble than he […]