Gaslandia: A Dieselpunk Anthology is the inaugural volume of the Subterranean Anthology Series featuring retro-futuristic short stories that cut across time and space: In Site 78, a diabetic and an airship pilot search for insulin and come across the tome of Shanur. A marine navigates close quarters in his wheelchair and the threat of joblessness due to mechanical men. A wife, and mother, flees her abusive home in the Galilean cluster and finds refuge in the airborne craft, Hermes. A Mexican-American war veteran rallies Samalayuca refinery workers to stop a Soviet invasion. An adventurer who craves notoriety is consumed by cosmic horrors. The Lunascraper Tower is the only thing standing between humanity and the deadly mist. The floating country of Pangea awaits the final strike by Continental soldiers. Colossal war robots trap military specialist in a government lab within the Cyan Desert. Captain Rex Kane makes an emergency landing on the Martian moon Phobos only to discover a hole had been blown through its core, and the Mars police believe Rex and his crew are responsible. A disabled Native-American onboard the Current of Eagles confronts prejudice and radio-powered warfare.
WARNING: Contains racial and ethnic slurs (ex. r*dskin and g*psy), genocidal imperialism, and ableism.
About the Author
Lesley is an avid reader and a constant occupant of local coffee shops and bookstores. She wakes up every day thankful to have the opportunity to share her knowledge and passion for literature professionally. For more information, visit www.lesleysabga.com or contact her on Twitter @lesleysabga.
ELIZABETH O. SMITH (Editor-in-Chief) is the pseudonym of Olivia Raymond. She’s produced and edited story-based video games since 2011 under Cherubim Scribes, LLC. Elizabeth is a chocolate fanatic, poodle aficionado, and finds that passion and purpose intrigue her when it comes to the written word. For more information, visit www.elizabethosmith.com.
STEFAN PARIS (Illustrator) is a French artist who has made a name for himself in the dieselpunk community. For more information, visit www.stefanparis.deviantart.com.