THIS ISSUE’S COVER- 97

THIS ISSUE’S COVER- 97

This Issue’s Cover- 97 Inspired by Iver P. Cooper’s The Ghost Galleon and his ongoing fascinating accounts of the Japanese exploration and settlement of North America in the 17th Century of the New Timeline. The image is not meant to depict any actual characters...
Ring of Fire Con

Ring of Fire Con

  Ring of Fire Con   At Capclave   Friday-Sunday, October 1-3, 2021   Rockville MD              This year, Ring of Fire Con returns to an in-person format.  We will be at Capclave in Rockville, Maryland, on October 1-3.  Join us there.            Here is...
Hot Off the Ring of Fire Press

Hot Off the Ring of Fire Press

We continue to publish a book a week, usually dropping on Thursday, so make sure you check. Click on the blue titles to go straight to that book’s page on RingofFirePress.com. Here are the current and upcoming releases:   NEW RELEASES SIT. STAY. KILL. By...
The Story So Far . . .

The Story So Far . . .

Sometimes the rollercoaster ride gets really rough. In April I reported that we’d lost both of the writing duo, Kevin and Karen Evans. It is my unwelcome duty to tell you that we have lost another member of the 1632 family. This time, it was Head Geek Rick...
Black Smoker Curandero

Black Smoker Curandero

Teodoro leaned back in his pilot couch and started the pre-flight. Dios mio, he was weary. The advance team aboard Blue Horizon had flown multiple missions each day for four weeks straight. They'd mapped the hydrothermal vent field three kilometers below the ship down...
Ill-Met in Space-Time, Part III

Ill-Met in Space-Time, Part III

What has gone before . . .   In "On the Shoals of Space-Time" (Grantville Gazette 91, September 2020 issue), the interstellar passenger ship Greater Good, after a near-catastrophic accident, limps at sub-light velocity to a nearby solar system. Its few surviving...
Slave of the Slaves

Slave of the Slaves

"I must dedicate myself to the service of God until death, on the understanding that I am like a slave, wholly occupied in the service of his master . . ."—Personal Journal of St. Peter Claver, 1604     Cartagena June, 1633   Whenever sails appeared on...