“Time Out” by Edward M. Lerner First publication: Analog Science Fiction, Jan/Feb 2013
Ex-felon Peter Bitner jumps at the chance for a steady job with Dr. Jonas Gorski, only to end up debating time-travel paradoxes and ethics with the disgraced scientist who keeps building bigger and bigger time machines. [Dec 2012]
Stop Hitler and what else do you alter? Millions of lives saved, sure, but billions of lives changed.
Analog editor Stanley Schmidt (photo by Locus editor Liza Groen Trombi for Locus Online)
“The Woman Who Cried Corpse” by Rajnar Vajra First publication: Analog Science Fiction, Jan/Feb 2013
Ali Campbell-Lopez’s mother dies and comes out of a coma for the fourth time under circumstances that imply Ali has powers that will interest various national security agencies and enemy spies, prompting a violent assault on Ali and her teenage daughter, soon followed by the appearance of a much younger, time-traveling version of her mother.
I hope that one of my favorite current writers, Rajnar Vajra, doesn’t mind my illustrating his story with this photo of renowned Analog editor Stanley Schmidt, whose pentultimate issue (Jan/Feb 2013) included two fine time-travel stories. [Dec 2012]
You wanted to build a time machine to go back and save my grandfather!
“Pre-Pirates” by Don D’ammassa First publication: Analog Science Fiction, Mar 2013
Somewhat lazy computer science graduate Teresa Grant has the power to see written words before they are written, whereupon she publishes the best on her web site. [Dec 2012]
Could you steal something that didn’t exist yet?
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