Sunday, June 27, 2010

Jay Lake's "The Dead Man's Child" (short story, star travel, free)

Illustration accompanying the online copy at Cosmos magazine of short story The Dead Mans Child by Jay Lake
This is one of the innumerable variations of Heinlein's very well known "Universe" (download MP3 of radio adaptation): huge spaceship on its centuries spanning voyage to somewhere among the stars at a slower than light speed, where most residents have forgotten the purpose of the voyage & take the ship for the world. And someone is about to get enlightened.

Fact sheet.

First published: Cosmos. When?
Download full text from publisher's site.
Rating: B.
Related: Stories of Jay Lake.