We’ll See You In Atlanta

We’ll See You In Atlanta

Dragon*ConLabor Day weekendAtlanta, GASee you there!2011 Minicon Program DetailsWe believe the [W] stands for the Westin Hotel. All sessions are in [W] International A.Anyone who wants to participate is welcome. Just show up.Friday: 4:00 pm ALT 1632: Chocoholics in...
Second Chance Bird, Episode Six

Second Chance Bird, Episode Six

Chapter Thirty-One: One Man's Junk is Another's Treasure Captured Oriental Junk, South Coast of Mauritius Pam and Dore climbed the wide, stair-like ladder out of the cool shadows of the lower decks to stand blinking beneath the Tropic of Capricorn's blazing sun....
Strategic Deployment

Strategic Deployment

 The fragile jewel of the New Poland colony burned with the pinpoint flames of battle. Sleek, stealthy, teardrop-shaped Hornets dipped in and out of the atmosphere, streaking low to deliver their kinetic and energetic payloads and then soaring away to search...
Dreams Can Come True . . .

Dreams Can Come True . . .

Grantville, Thanksgiving, 1634Estil Congden flicked an imaginary piece of lint off the sleeve of his white dinner jacket and looked around the room. Business was good tonight. The place was full, but still spacious. The customers were well-dressed and the...
Geek Summer

Geek Summer

The July 22nd Entertainment Weekly had a one-page article titled “2012: The Geekiest Year Yet?” The question caught my attention as I thumbed through the magazine, only I missed the “2012” part. I thought they meant 2011, and I nodded in agreement as I moved on.Only...
Blood in Erfurt

Blood in Erfurt

Astrid Schäubin was standing guard duty outside the University of Erfurt, out front with Neustatter. Freedom of religion is a good thing, she mused. But guaranteeing it is a little more exciting than civics class suggested it ought to be. “More students,”...
Dr. Phil for President

Dr. Phil for President

January 1634, Grantville Phillip “Lips” Kastenmayer stood despondently in front of the window, gazing at the unobtainable fashions on display. The mannequin that most drew his attention was dressed in T-shirt, leather jacket, blue jeans, and black leather...