by Layla Al-Bedawi
If you don’t feed the strays, they won’t go away.
by Sunil Patel
He made her pretty as a picture.
by Darrell Schweitzer
Vampire parents were only part of her problem.
by Allen M. Steele
Who really kidnapped the Air magnate’s daughter?
by Laurie Tom
A princess, forbidden marriage, finds her own way.
REVIEWS & COMMENTARY
Carole looks at season one of The Man in the High Castle series based on the novel by Phillip K. Dick, streaming on Amazon Prime, the movie Attack on Titan based on the anime series, and the Indian epic film spectacle Bahubali-The Beginning.
By Adam-Troy Castro
Adam-Troy discusses what makes a hero in a free-wheeling rant which takes in Marvel’s Netflixed Jessica Jones, Captain Kirk, Mad Max, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, and the Dark Knight himself.
by Steven Sawicki
Our Resident Alien reviews The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson, Firstfleet by Stephen Case, The Shards of Heaven by Michael Livingston, The Human Division by John Scalzi Lash-up byLarry Bond, and the short film Cargo.
by Gillian Daniels
Gillian reviews “Telling the Bees” by T. Kingfisher, “Kaiju maximus®: “So Various, So Beautiful, So New”” by Kai Ashante Wilson, “A Primer on Separation” by Debbie Urbanski, “In the Timeline Where the Moscow Metro Opened in 1934” by S.L. Harris, and “The Painter of Dead Women” by Edna W. Underwood.