Wednesday, January 3, 2018

2017 Analog Science Fiction & Fact Magazine

A Grand Gesture by Dave Creek  Time: 15m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Hard SF) Kayonga’s wracked with guilt about his last mission, his partner resents having to work with him, and the planet they’re exploring is trying to kill them.
A Little Spooky Action by Howard V. Hendrix  Time: 03m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(SFF Humor) To celebrate the 100th anniversary of General Relativity, Madam Tasha Girl-Friday, Transgender Transgressor of the Boundaries of Space and Time, summons the ghost of Albert Einstein.
A Tinker's Damnation by Jerry Oltion  Time: 16m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Colony) When the nanofab failed seventeen years ago, it condemned the colony to slow decline as their high tech wore out and they switched to iron-age methods. Young Henry wants to fix it and be a hero.
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Abductive Reasoning by Christopher L. Bennett  Time: 12m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Humor) When Cjek guides her damaged ship to an emergency landing in Roy’s cornfield, problems ensue because she’s not the sort of UFO he was expecting.
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Across the Steaming Sea by Rob Chilson  Time: 44m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(SF Adventure; Prime Mondeign) Unwanted third-son Luro leaps at the chance to join an expedition to find the lost technological treasures of the legendary Empyrean.
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After the Harvest, Before the Fall by Scott Edelman  Time: 37m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(SF) Daniel greets new children and prepares his flock for harvest, but his successor is proving a problem.
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Alexander's Theory of Special Relativity by Shane Halbach  Time: 07m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Time Travel) Alexander sent his girlfriend, Maria, to the future for what he thought was ten minutes, but for her it was eleven years. She's <i>not</i> pleased.
Alouette, Gentille Alouette by Andrew Barton  Time: 08m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Near-future SF) VΓ©ronique and Emily have to retrieve the Alouette 1 satellite for a museum, but there’s a problem getting it inside their ship.
And Then They Were Gone by Ian Creasey  Time: 14m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Near-Future SF) Samanda famous parents are going to upload and leave her behind. She’s suffered in their shadows, suffered their neglect, but she doesn’t know how to handle this.
Arp! Arp! by Christina De La Rocha2  Time: 13m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Techno Mystery) Monique comes to an ocean platform that extracts phosphorus from sea water to solve the mystery of why the plankton that drive it are dying.
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Belly Up by Maggie Clark  Time: 37m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Military SF) The courts removed Imbra’s ability to get angry or fight back, but he still wants to help his world fight off the invaders who’re threatening them.
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Blinking Noon and Midnight by Tim McDaniel  Time: 06m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(SF Humor) Len’s fully automated house system has a “notorious” user interface, as he discovers when he tries to adjust the thermostat.
Briz by Jay Werkheiser  Time: 12m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Alien SF) When the alien starship has an accident, they have to skip their original target star and find a new one. That turns out to be a hard decision to make.
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Catching Zeus by Tom Jolly  Time: 16m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Hard SF) Red and Churro look for naturally-occuring superconducters in the cold Canadian winter, but the competition is really murder.
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Clarity of Signal by Holly Schofield  Time: 16m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Far-future SF) Marin is sure the stigs are intelligent and maybe even have telepathy, and she’s determined to make the most of her one chance to study them—even if it costs her her relationship with Landon.
Climbing Olympus by Simon Kewin  Time: 10m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Adventure) Florian used to be a climber back on Earth, and now he wants to be the first man to climb Olympus Mons.
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Concerning the Devastation Wrought by the Nefarious Gray Comma and Its Ilk: A Men In Tie-Dye Adventure by Tim McDaniel  Time: 10m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(SF Humor) Austin catches some men in tie-dye costumes digging up his plants in the middle of the night.
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Coyote Moon by James Van Pelt  Time: 13m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Adventure) A man and his wife try to escape their empty lives on Earth by emigrating to the moon illegally.
Dall's Last Message by Antha Ann Adkins1  Time: 07m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(SF) Dal approaches the end of it's life and wishes to leave a worthy message to posterity--if the waterwraiths will leave it alone long enough.
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Decrypted by Eric Choi  Time: 09m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Near-Future SF) Ever since quantum computers broke RSA encryption, vigilantes have been after people who’d done bad things online and whose identities are now exposed. They’re after Mike for something, but he has no idea what.
Downsized by Bud Sparhawk  Time: 18m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Dystopia) Now that his wife has passed away, Matthew must move from their spacious apartment on the retirement space station into smaller quarters.
Drifting Like Leaves, Falling Like Acorns by Marissa Lingen  Time: 10m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Military SF) Bismuth is getting tired of the war--from the modified humans who glide like flying squirrels to the modified frogs whose secretions calm solders down.
Ecuador vs. the Bug-Eyed Monsters by Jay Werkheiser  Time: 17m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(SF Sports) On an alien spaceship, the Ecuadorian football team plays against France for the World Cup. But the stakes may be a lot higher.
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Eli's Coming by Catherine Wells  Time: 18m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Time Travel) Eli’s company sells vacations in the past, but they're having some technical problems. Nevertheless, he not going to postpone his visit to Herod’s temple.
Emergency Protocol by Lettie Prell  Time: 01m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF) In the event of an emergency, your body may be taken over by remote control.
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Europa's Survivors by Marianne J. Dyson  Time: 55m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Hard SF) Despite the cancer that’s killing her, young Cassie heads to Europa to join a research team.
Facebook Screamed and Screamed, Then I Ate It by Sam Schreiber1  Time: 09m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Emergent AI) The narrator is an emergent AI trying to survive in a hostile world.
Fat Bubble by Tom Easton  Time: 06m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Near-Future SF) The narrator invests in a company making an experimental diet drug, but then his wife gets into their clinical trials and he learns something interesting.
Fermi's Slime by Tom Jolly  Time: 08m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(First Contact) We finally get to the stars, and every planet looks the same: a gray ball of slime.
Focus by Gord Sellar  Time: 14m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Near-Future SF) Locals plan a riot to disrupt foreign factories in Vietnam which use a drug called “focus” to control their employees.
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For All Mankind by C. Stuart Hardwick  Time: 43m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Hard SF) A secret 1970 space mission sends a US and a Soviet woman on a one-way trip to deflect a killer asteroid.
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Galleon by Brian Trent  Time: 27m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Interstellar SF) Galleon runs trade routes between Sol and Ra. She’s very attached to her human captain, but he’s showing signs of settling down with a human woman.
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Ghostmail by Eric Del Carlo  Time: 16m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF) Kushal and his wife had a telepathic link installed before she went to war. Now he’s still getting messages from her, even though she died months ago.
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Grandmaster by Jay O'Connell  Time: 06m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Time Travel) October 18, 1945. A time-traveler visits a woman who co-authors SFF with her husband under a pseudonym.
Heaven's Covenant by Bud Sparhawk  Time: 1h:11m (Novella)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(Colony Ship SF) Larisha is very excited about being part of the crew for new colony ship, but the politics involved in building it takes a lot of the fun out of it.
Hidden Intentions by Mary E. Lowd  Time: 02m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(SF Humor) S’lisha hates babysitting the captain’s 5-year-old. Human larvae are a pain to deal with—especially in space.
Host by Eneasz Brodski  Time: 28m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Space Zombies) Bored and depressed, Julian cuts high school and wanders around the space station, unaware that his father plots the end of the world.
Hot Air by Igor Teper  Time: 09m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Near-Future SF) An American and a Chinese scientist collaborate in secret on a special type of atmospheric laser.
Housekeeping, 100 XP by Brenta Blevins  Time: 08m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Near-Future SF) Lilit makes a nice living troubleshooting problems in smart houses. Bringing her old-fashioned grandmother along on a call doesn’t look like the smartest move, though.
How Val Finally Escaped from the Basement by Scott Edelman  Time: 32m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(First Contact) Val is kidnapped and imprisoned by a man who lost his father and blames Val because Val’s uncle messed up our first meeting with aliens.
Hybrid, Blue, by Firelight by Bill Johnson  Time: 40m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Time Travel; Martin & Artie) In the mid-Pleistocene, Martin and Artie try to work a deal with Neanderthal time travelers in hopes of finding a way back to our timeline.
i know my own & my own know me by Tracy Canfield  Time: 28m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Adventure) A team trying to understand what happened to a human colony whose members have all regressed to animal intelligence is distracted when someone uplifts their cat to human intelligence.
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In the Mists by Bill Pronzini and Barry N. Malzberg  Time: 07m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(SF) The narrator has been cast away on a deserted planet for seventeen years. He’s filled up 766 logbooks, and he’s starting on 767. And he’s having awful dreams.
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Invaders by Stanley Schmidt  Time: 22m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF) Abe waited too late to make reservations at a place to watch the eclipse, so he ends up in a very out-of-the-way location with some rather strange companions.
Keepsakes by Kenneth Schneyer  Time: 32m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Near-Future SF) In 2070, you can take snapshots of your personality and talk to them later. Is it healthy talking to your Keepsake self decades later? And should a Keepsake be allowed to testify in court?
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Kepler's Law by Jay Werkheiser  Time: 39m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Hard SF) When the Earth colony ship sent the first shuttles down to Kepler, there didn’t seem to be anything dangerous down there. Appearances can be deceiving.
Kindle No Flame by Stephen R. Loftus-Mercer1  Time: 09m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Near-Future SF) A scholar travels to the Bodleian Library in Oxford on the same day a mysterious problem with disintegrating paper erupts in the US.
Laminated Moose Zombies and Other Road Maintenance Problems by Dennis M. Flynn1 and Michael F. Flynn  Time: 16m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Zombies) It’s just a fungus that temporarily animates dead bodies, and it’s only an annoyance because it can’t infect living people. Yet.
Lips Together by Ken Brady  Time: 04m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Near-Future SF) Emiko hates her bad teeth, and she thinks science owes it to her to spread a cure for tooth decay.
Long Haul by Marie DesJardin  Time: 14m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(SF) Her departure from Portran delayed by a few days, Jubrin explores the marketplace and acquires an alien pet.
Luscinia by Robert Reed  Time: 04m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Dystopia) Luscinia doesn’t want to spend money—she just wants more of it. And more. And more.
My Fifth and Most Exotic Voyage by Edward M. Lerner  Time: 47m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Adventure Pastiche) In which we learn of a hitherto-undisclosed fifth voyage of Lemuel Gulliver, to a place called “Chicago” in 2022, and of the marvelous things that happened there.
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Native Seeds by Catherine Wells  Time: 1h:06m (Novella)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Post-Apocalypse) In 2284, Earth is recovering from geological and ecological catastrophe, and in Arizona a group of survivors on Kitt’s Peak reaches another group at the Montezuma Castle National Monument.
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Necessary Illusions by Tom Greene  Time: 22m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Colony-Planet SF) When Iolus refuses demands that it become part of the empire, the imperial agents are much too smart to destroy the planet, but they’re definitely up to something.
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New Teeth by James Sallis  Time: 07m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Horror) Something is taking over the bodies of human beings. No one is sure what or why, but Walsh’s mission is to kill them when he finds them.
Nexus by Michael F. Flynn  Time: 1h:21m (Novella)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Time Travel) A time traveler, an immortal, an android, a telepath, and a variety of space aliens meet at cross purposes in modern America.
Not Far Enough by Martin L. Shoemaker  Time: 1h:26m (Novella)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Hard SF; Captain Nick Aames) When an accident strikes, the Mars crew have to figure out how to salvage what they can and somehow survive until help can arrive.
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Often and Silently We Come by Ron Collins  Time: 13m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Non-human SF) X-jin captures aliens to dissect and for his students to study. He has secret suspicions about the value and morality of this work, though.
Orbit of Fire, Orbit of Ice by Andrew Barton  Time: 19m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Hard SF) Chizuru and Layan need to deorbit an old space station before it collides with something. Getting out is harder than getting in, though.
Orphans by Craig DeLancey  Time: 26m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Adventure) A crew of 5 wake at Betelgeuse to try to find out why AI probes keep getting destroyed on the surface of a habitable planet.
Papoose Lake by Richard A. Lovett  Time: 13m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Near-Future SF) The narrator’s girlfriend has an annoying friend whose conspiracy theories are threatening their relationship.
Paradise Regained by Edward M. Lerner  Time: 18m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Colony-Planet SF) An ignorant young man and a stranded space ship race against time to find a way to fix the problems that make the human colony unsuccessful.
Perspective by Kyle Kirkland  Time: 20m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(SF) Seventy-five ago, Kimberly invented safe, practical brain stimulators. Now she’s called out of retirement to try to help a powerful politician who may have injured himself in his youth.
Phuquiang: A History by Uncle River  Time: 10m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Far-future SF) In which we learn the history of Fire Mountain Lake and Phuquiang.
Pitch by Bruce McAllister and Patrick Smith  Time: 03m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(SF) A 22nd-Century playwright proposes a screenplay for a thriller.
Plaisir d'Amour by John Alfred Taylor  Time: 1h:14m (Novella)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Utopian SF) Ben visits an asteroid mining ship to study the people who live on it, and he falls in love.
Proteus by Joe Pitkin  Time: 20m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Solar System SF; John Demitrius Stories) Epic Khorasani travels to Venus in disguise to get evidence of illegal genetic engineering in the cloud colony of Proteus.
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Quirks by Marie Vibbert  Time: 11m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Near-Future SF) Stosh prides himself on using union labor, with union-approved downloads, but someone seems to have been stealing the union's IP and competing unfairly.
Reentry by Brendan DuBois  Time: 23m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(SF Adventure) After almost three years in space following an accident, Nelson is stuck in a hospital on Earth, and more than anything, he wants to go home.
Seven Ways to Fall in Love with an Astronaut by Dominica Phetteplace  Time: 07m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Hard SF) The narrator struggles to get plants to grow on Mars, and in the process she falls in love with a colleague.
Shakesville by Adam-Troy Castro and Alvaro Zinos-Amaro  Time: 18m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Time Travel) Fifty older copies of the narrator have come back in time to warn him not to make a terrible mistake. Pity none of them agrees on what it is.
Split Signal by Joel Richards  Time: 23m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Mind Uploading) Is an uploaded personality a legal person? Is it kidnapping to make a copy? Is it murder if the original hires a hit man to target the copier?
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Teamwork by Eve Warren1  Time: 05m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Mars Colony) The Earth-born commander of the Mars colony needs to find out how a young, Mars-born colonist got injured in some sort of recreational activity with her peers.
TΓ©nΓ©rΓ© by Manny Frishberg and Edd Vick  Time: 20m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Hard SF) Arab men reenacting a desert caravan discover a key oasis has dried up, and they blame a neighboring solar installation.
The Absence by Robert R. Chase  Time: 18m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Horror) Hollowell’s genius led to the development of the first space elevator, now nearing completion. What no one knows is that his genius has come at a price.
The Banffs by Lavie Tidhar  Time: 08m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(SF Conspiracy) Suffering from writer’s block, the author agrees to house sit for some rich friends of his agent.
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The Chatter of Monkeys by Bond Elam  Time: 19m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Post Apocalypse) War and pollution are killing the last survivors on Earth, but an alien robot descends and tells young Molly that there is still time to save the planet.
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The Final Nail by Stanley Schmidt  Time: 41m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Hard SF Thriller) Something causes a lot of people to acquire an allergy to red meat, and Dr. Strassman finds even tracking down the cause may be dangerous.
The First Rule Is, You Don't Eat Your Friends by Robert R. Chase  Time: 22m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Near-Future SF) Brother Lawrence and his pig are taking a walk outside the monastery when he finds an injured scientist seeking protection.
The First Trebuchet on Mars by Marie Vibbert  Time: 06m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(SF Colony) Jill ‘s trebuchet that can throw rocks across a crater is her first “creative anachronism” to get any real interest from the colony, but is it good for anything?
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The Fool's Stone by Aubry Kae Andersen  Time: 23m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 07.08|17
(Historical Fantasy) The alchemist, Nadr Al-Ta’ir, has found the opposite of the Philosopher’s Stone; it seems to turn gold into lead.
The Girls With Kaleidoscope Eyes by Howard V. Hendrix  Time: 1h:24m (Novella)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(SF Mystery) When a high school teacher tries to murder his students, the FBI sends Special Agent Ciera Onilongo to Utah to investigate.
The Human Way by Tony Ballantyne  Time: 32m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Military SF) A terrorist group has kidnapped an alien, and Serena’s team need to find them and free it before it’s too late.
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The Last Mayan Aristocrat by Guy Stewart  Time: 23m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Historical SF) In the last days of the last Mayan city, a dying god comes to the last Mayan ruler and makes her an unexpected offer.
The Mathematician by Tom Jolly  Time: 08m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(Alien SF) Cilketat thinks it’s close to a mathematical breakthrough, but needs more bodies to do the calculations.
The Old Man by Rich Larson  Time: 27m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(Near-Future SF) Brought out of cryo prison to hunt his terrorist father, Zeke descends into the swamps of Louisiana with a lot of weapons and a lot of bad memories.
The Pilgrimage by Edward M. Lerner  Time: 01m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(SF Humor) The narrator prepares to say farewell to his best, most-trusted friend.
The Proving Ground by Alec Nevala-Lee  Time: 58m (Novella)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Hard SF) Haley hopes the "colony" on Bikini island will let her people survive sea-level rise, but a problem with local birds presents an unexpected threat.
The Return by Bud Sparhawk  Time: 03m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(SF) An worn old man struggles to get to his cabin, and he lets the young man assisting him know just how easy kids have it these days.
The Shallowest Waves by Thoraiya Dyer and Alvaro Zinos-Amaro  Time: 24m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Hard SF) Charlotte dreams of seeding Europa with life, if only she can find someone to fund it.
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The Snatchers by Edward McDermott  Time: 14m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Time Travel) Max makes a living snatching valuable individuals from the past. Snatching the author of “The Little Prince” from WWII France shouldn’t be too difficult, if everything goes according to plan.
The Speed of Faith in Vacuum by Igor Teper  Time: 18m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Colony SF) When the “Immortals” return to planet Nadezhda, the locals are pretty desperate for resupply. So why is the starship so stingy with them?
The Sword of Damocles by Norman Spinrad  Time: 33m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(Epic SF) The Galactic Eye has found hundreds of alien races, but, so far, humanity has done nothing but count them. That’s about to change.
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Throw Me a Bone by Stanley Schmidt  Time: 03m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Paleontology SF) The Titanosaur bone destroyed Bill’s career because its isolation smacked of fraud. But there had to be another explanation.
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Time Heals by James C. Glass  Time: 13m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(Time Travel) John travels back in time to try to eliminate the hateful stepfather who made his life miserable for so many years.
Time Travel is Only for the Poor by S.L. Huang  Time: 21m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Near-Future SF) A homeless man fights a government decision to put him in hibernation.
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To See the Elephant by Julie Novakova  Time: 27m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Near-Future SF) After a plague kills off 90% of Africa’s elephants, every survivor is precious. Doctor Adina Ipolla is called in to try to save a bull elephant that’s behaving very strangely.
Twilight's Captives by Christopher L. Bennett  Time: 33m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Hard SF) When humanity joined the Nocturne League, we never dreamed they might punish a treaty violation by confiscating a colony's children.
Two Hours at Frontier by Sean McMullen  Time: 22m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(SF Adventure) The digitized crew of the Icefarer awaken near the distant planetoid they were meant to investigate, but almost everything seems to be wrong.
Unbearable Burden by Gwendolyn Clare  Time: 05m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 03.04|17
(AI) Alexis is one of a set of AIs in a research project, and she’s worried that her best friend wants to commit suicide.
Viktor Frankenstein's Bar and Grill and Twenty-Four-Hour Roadside Emporium by Michael F. Flynn  Time: 04m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 09.10|17
(Horror Movie Humor) Larry recounts a night at the bar with his monster friends.
Vulture's Nest by Marissa Lingen  Time: 08m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Solar System SF; Oort Cloud Stories) A virus devastated the Oort Cloud communities, and many of the survivors hate the family businesses who salvage abandoned ships.
Weaponized by Jay O'Connell  Time: 07m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 11.12|17
(Near-Future SF) Everything is so perfect—except this this weird game on her phone she always runs before they make love. And which she’s very secretive about.
Whending My Way Back Home by Bill Johnson  Time: 42m (Novelette)  IssueAnalog 01.02|17
(Time Travel; Martin & Artie) Trapped in the past, Martin tries to engineer a change in reality that will let him go home.
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Where the Flock Wanders by Andrew Barton  Time: 11m (ShortStory)  IssueAnalog 05.06|17
(Solar System SF) Rho and Static are looking for alien artifacts in Saturn’s rings when they run across something very different.

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