This Issue’s Cover – 68

This Issue’s Cover – 68

This Issue’s Cover – 68 This cover was inspired by Mike Watson’s story Greetings! Please note that Gazette art is not considered canon, and this is simply the artist’s interpretation of what a USE Marshal’s badge might look like, based on historical...
Greetings!

Greetings!

Early Spring, 1633 Under most circumstances, Harley Thomas was an even-tempered man—slow to get riled and slow to cool down. It was early morning, before dawn, as he peered into the steamed mirror. He wiped a final trace of beard from his face. The harsh lye soap...
The Long Road Home, Part 1

The Long Road Home, Part 1

The Battle of Ahrensbök Early May, 1634   From where the French command group stood, what had been a glorious struggle became tragedy. With the cavalry along with their commanding general in flight, Charles de la Porte threw his men into the attack hoping they...
The Lost Monster

The Lost Monster

The glass of the diner’s window shattered, crashing in shards to the floor. The tempting smell of cooking hamburgers on the grill was replaced by the overwhelming stench of raw sewage. Outside, in the street, their yellow eyes burning in the night, the monsters...
Spitting Image

Spitting Image

The Ozumi Transfer Protocol was 64% complete when Michael Cienega blinked into consciousness like a sputtering light bulb. The sinuses of his chassis tickled with vibration from the neuroprinter. He tried to reach for the spindle jacked into the base of its skull, but...
The Story So Far . . .

The Story So Far . . .

Welcome once again to the seventeenth century. It’s a different time than what you read about in your history books, because a cosmic accident put 3500 West Virginians and their small town of Grantville splat down in the Thuringerwald in 1631. Once again, the...