The Velvet Comet, once the most luxurious brothel in the galaxy, has been decommissioned and in drydock for years -- until Nage Page is hired to write a musical about its heyday. His only research source is Cupid, the Comet's computer, which has a compulsion to tell Nate the truth, and Nate learns are little more about prostitution than he wants to know -- about the the Comet's employees, and about himself.
About the Author
Mike Resnick is the winner of 5 Hugos (from a record 34 nominations), plus a Nebula and other major awards in the USA, France, Spain, Poland, Croatia and Japan. He is the author of 62 novels, 250 short stories, and 2 screenplays, and is the editor of more than 40 anthologies. According to Locus, he is the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short fiction, and if 4th on the all-time list when you add in his novels. His work has been translated into 26 languages. He will be the Guest of Honor at the 2012 World Science Fiction Convention.