Six Science Fiction stories that take the reader from the very edge of our own universe to the dizzying depths of parallel worlds and alternate realities. This dazzling collection from noted Panverse anthology editor Dario Ciriello includes both hard and humorous SF, and novelette-length work. Recommended!
FREE VERSE: When whole bundles of worldlines—parallel realities—begin to collapse and die, an old linewalker is the only one who can help—if he can conquer his own demons.
COLLATERAL DAMAGE:An artist working on a docked luxury star-yacht is taken captive when the ship is hijacked by pirates, and has only hours to save himself before losing everything to the inflexible laws of spacetime.
TIGGER WALKS THE PLANCK: An AI trapped in a cloned feline body finds itself the unfortunate subject of an all-too-real Shrödinger's Cat experiment.
DWELL ON HER GRACIOUSNESS: At the edge of the universe in a tiny, experimental ship, a priestess from the Far Sisters cult sent to observe an impossible phenomenon faces madness and terror.
SKIFFY SUPRÈME: So just how DO you bake a planet?
DANCING BY NUMBERS: Lyra discovers an ability that can change worlds—and then makes a terrifying choice that will change them further still.
(Ebook total 31,000 words, equivalent to 90-100 pages of print).