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Your girlfriend has been brutally murdered. Except...she walks back into your life. What the hell is going on?

The Great Milo by David Gerrold

Never piss off a man who buys ink by the barrel.

We’re all Here in the Future by Kermit Woodall

People are brought to consciousness in the future. Were they in a coma? Were they frozen and revived? And why does their cognition appear to be impaired...?

Penny of Tharsis Montes by Sean Monaghan

A potentially deadly asteroid fall causes a Martian farmer to remember the days he spent on the red planet...and, perhaps, the days to come. A Gernsback Contest winning short story.

Lost Phoenixes by Stuart Barton

Survivors of a doomed Earth approach the moon, not certain if the people who fled there decades earlier will view them as friends or enemies. A Gernsback Contest winning short story.

The Size of the Fight by Matt Downer

A space veterinarian gets more than she bargained for when she moves - not voluntarily - to a small asteroid mining community. A Gernsback Contest winning short story.

A Clean Start by James Gordon Harper

Under the best of circumstances, making art is hard. Making art on the moon with your window of opportunity quickly closing up? That takes a special kind of inspiration... A Gernsback Contest winning short story.

Awake the Snorting Citizens by Trent Walters

Trapped in a damaged tin can floating in space, Roberto has to resort to desperate measures to survive, A Gernsback Contest winning short story.

The Mesmerist by Karen Skovmand

For some, the best way to deal with the apocalypse is to retreat into memory. For some of them, there is a man who can help... A Gernsback Contest winning short story.

The Sounding Cataract by Stephen S. Power

Ernie is convinced that a plume of fire holds the answers that it has been sent to Pluto to seek, but Mission Control believes that the plume is too dangerous to get near. What is a poor land rover to do? A Gernsback Contest winning short story.

Parental Guidance Recommended by Vince Liberato

Mars needs a drink. Her parents try to stop her. An old story is given a futuristic twist. A Gernsback Contest winning short story.

How Gaia and the Guardian Saved the World by Alex Shvartsman

The Guardian has to protect Earth from imminent destruction by incoming meteor; the biggest obstacle to it completing its mission may be its own programming. A Gernsback Contest winning short story.

Bob the Hipster Knight by Jeremy Lichtman

Never trust an app in the form of a woman you don't know, even if you are a hipster knight. A Gernsback Contest winning short story.