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The Researchers Spiritual and Temporal

The Researchers Spiritual and Temporal

December, 1633 Grantville   Casimir looked around his very own room in a boardinghouse in Grantville. Bed, table, a couple chairs, all well-made. He stepped out into the hallway, locking the door after him. Down the hall was a bathroom with running water and a...
Best of 2018

Best of 2018

This year there’s something of a consensus. You’ve nominated the following two works for the Grantville Gazette’s Best of 2018:   “Requiem For the Future,” David Carrico, GG 76 (March, 2018) “The Company Mole, Part 1,”...
1632 Minicon 2019

1632 Minicon 2019

This year’s 1632 Minicon will be at Spikecon in Layton, Utah on July 4-7. Spikecon is actually four cons in one: It’s Westercon 72, NASFic (the North American Science Fiction convention, which is held in years when Worldcon is held outside the US),...
Best of 2018

Best of 2018

Best of 2018 It’s time to nominate your favorite Gazette story for the Best of 2018. This can be any fiction that appeared in the Grantville Gazette in 2018, in issue 75 through issue 80. Please send your nominations to walt@waltboyes.com or bjorn@1632.org....
Clique, Clique, Boom

Clique, Clique, Boom

Calvert High School, Grantville April, 1635   "Why must we attend gym?" Anna Keime groaned as the girls filed into their locker room after gym class. She was a new arrival this semester and was adeptly fitting into the social structure. "Mens sana in corpore...
Best of 2018

Best of 2018

You—our readers—get to nominate a story from Grantville Gazette issues 75-80 as the Best of 2018, Please send your nomination to walt@waltboyes.com or bjorn@1632.org. Nominations are open until April 1. We will post the finalists in Grantville Gazette 83, coming out...
Exemplars

Exemplars

Besançon, Burgundy Thursday, May 8, 1636   A knock at the door of his suite broke into Patriarch Kyril Lukaris's thoughts. One of his assistants hurried to the door, and a guard matched the priest stride for stride. The guard already on duty at the door edged...
The Observer

The Observer

Grantville Thursday, March 15, 1635   Barbara Kellarmännin stood at the bus stop in the Brethren settlement. This time of year, any frequently-trampled ground was both muddy and slushy, so she had chosen a firm spot a short distance away from her fellow students....
The USE Army

The USE Army

In early September, 1633, after Hans Richter's first solo flight, the Committees of Correspondence began recruiting in Grantville (1633, Chapter 33). These forces became the USE Army, which appears in all of the main spine novels from 1634: The Baltic War on, as well...