The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Six by Neil Clarke (Editor)
I will update this anthology as I go along…
SINEW AND STEEL AND WHAT THEY TOLD by Carrie Vaughn
“I am cut nearly in half by the accident. The surviving fibers of my suit hold me together. I am not dead.“First sentence
Turns out that Graff faked his medical records and something really awkward is going to come out. He has a lot of explaining to do and hopefully some forgiving listeners. This was a little tense, but I was smiling at the end… ★★★★¾
Can be read for free here at Tor.com
AN EASY JOB by Carrie Vaughn
This is a 30-page prequel to Sinew and Steel and What They Told, published afterwards (not part of the anthology).
Graff‘s easy job is to spy on some smugglers. He is a pirate hunter. And he is always lying. Even to those humans that mean something to him.
The job quickly takes a complicated turn. Not so easy after all. Things get a little too exciting. I liked this story as well. ★★★★☆
Can be read for free at Tor.com
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