Going Alien by Jeffrey A. Carver
Encounter the alien, in six science fiction stories from the imagination of Jeffrey A. Carver! Wrestle a shapeshifter in the intragalactic IIMAWL amateur wrestling games. Make love between the stars. Make a last stand against the aliens who've destroyed Earth. Duel an interstellar dragon. These and more, with new introductions by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity's End and The Chaos Chronicles.
These stories originally appeared in anthologies edited by Roger Zelazny, Orson Scott Card, and others, as well as the magazines Galaxy and Galileo.
What Gods Are These?
Though All the Mountains Lie Between