Spec fic in August
My story “A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Proposed Trade-Offs for the Overhaul of the Barricade” is now live at Tor.com. It was edited by the brilliant Ann VanderMeer and features an amazing piece of Julie Dillon cover art.
It actually went live on July 30th. I just didn’t have time to blog about it until now.
Here’s the teaser blurb:
Generation after generation, engineers have maintained the barricade, a shield that protects civilization against Turbulence, this strange force that destroys both minds and machines. As Turbulence grows ever more intense and the barricade begins to fail, can Ritter live up to the demands of his father, an engineer the equal of any hero in the Five Great Classical Novels, as they struggle to prevent this civilization from falling like every civilization has before it?
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