Alas, the LHC did not destroy the universe earlier in the week, so you're stuck with me.
However, since we're all still alive, now's a good moment to point out that the short story collection Worlds of Their Own, is now on sale. Here's the list of contents:
# Contents: Introduction: "The Last Word Matters" by James Lowder
# "Mather’s Blood" by R.A. Salvatore
# "Keeping Score" by Michael A. Stackpole
# "The Oaths of Gods" by Nancy Virginia Varian
# "The Doom of Swords" by Greg Stolze
# "Catch of the Day" by Jeff Grubb
# "Ghosts of Love" by Steven Savile
# "The Wisdom of Nightingales" by Richard E. Dansky
# "The Guardian of the Dawn" by William King
# "How Fear Came to Ornath" by Ed Greenwood
# "The Admiral’s Reckoning" by J. Robert King
# "Memories and Ghosts" by Monte Cook
# "Three Impossible Things" by Lisa Smedman
# "Near the End of the World" by Greg Stafford
# "Confession" by Paul S. Kemp
# "Lorelei" by Elaine Cunningham
# "The Unquiet Dreams of Cingris the Stout" by James Lowder
# "On the Off-Ramp of the Intergalactic Superhighway" by Will McDermott
# "Twistbuck’s Game" by Gary Gygax
So if we blow up this universe, at least we have other universes to go to.
Lovecraft was right - So, this week I heard about the giant penguins who swam the seas fifty-five million years ago. https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/12/12/570136162...
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