The Story So Far . . .

The Story So Far . . .

At the Minicon in Tarrytown, Bjorn Hasseler and I announced the winner of the 2017 Best of the Gazette award: Nick Lorance’s “The Long Road Home.” Congratulations to Nick. And . . . after a fun- and snerk-filled Minicon, we are already planning the...
The Return of the Prodigal Son

The Return of the Prodigal Son

May, 1636 Garrett’s Supermarket, Grantville   “I wouldn’t kick him out of my bed.” The comment from Anna Beyer brought a smile to Marilyn Harris’s lips. She glanced up from the invoices she was checking. Her co-workers were, as...
Pendragon

Pendragon

Richard Glendower stopped at the top of the stairs, head spinning. "Not again," he muttered as he kept a tight grip on the end of the railing. "Don't be falling down the stairs, man." He made another mental note to talk to his cardiologist about his medications. After...
Lord of the Fruit Flies

Lord of the Fruit Flies

March, 1640 Prague   Jan Novak squirmed in his seat during the early morning service, asking God for forgiveness for what he was about to do. Reflexively, he patted the small satchel under his cloak and checked that his bag was still next to him. Bright sunlight...
Honing the Blade, Part 2

Honing the Blade, Part 2

Second and Third Platoons of First Company supported by the heavy weapons squad marched west along the road toward the village of Erxleben. Though all of the officers of the battalion had gone through these exercises, Honeker was sure the colonel had ordered and...