"A thoughtful meditation on what it means to be human and an exciting peek into a world that is just around the corner."James Patrick Kelly (Nebula, Locus, and Hugo Award winner)
There is Alba. And there is everything else.
In a future threatened by the spread of "kipple" (garbage & trash), Peter Payne is part of a fringe society that scavenges junk to survive. His days... [click here for more]
It was an alien world of infinite peace...or was it?
He awoke as from some misty, prolonged, vaguely disturbing dream, yet somehow he knew that what had happened and what was happening had a strange reality. It was not the kind of reality his disciplined mind would have accepted in the past, though his consciousness rejected the concept of present and past. This reality seemed to... [click here for more]