The Sun of the Morning, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

This is the story that appeared in Deathray a few months back, which they’re happy for me to repost on here by now. I’m planning this to be the first in a sequence, but we’ll see how that goes. There is a somewhat peculiar genesis for this particular story that centres on a live role-playing […]

New Story: A Necessary Void, by Grahame Jones

I’m delighted to bring you a new piece of fiction, set in the post-war Commonweal and focusing on Roach-kinden, amongst others, by new writer Grahame Jones. The story is here. Grahame writes, of himself: ” Well, what can I say about me? Just the usual sort of fluff. In 1792 I was washed up on […]

The Great Survivors

I probably won’t be able to keep up this kinden per month business that much longer, not because I’ll have run out of kinden (several million left to go) but because it’s an artificial restriction on the content of stories. I’ll still pop back for the odd showcase, and more art from David, however. This […]

Spoils of War, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Another perspective on the Twelve-year War, starring the Roach-kinden Sfayot. This story has two influences: Conrad’s Heart of Darkness (and Apocalypse Now that followed it) and the track “Mercutio’s Death” from the 2nd soundtrack volume (i.e. the primarily score volume rather than the song album) to Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet, which only goes to show how […]