Gravid, by Justin Stanchfield

SFReader 2002 Story Contest Second┬áPlace Winner Wind whistled through the tear in the outer hull, a low, keening moan, the Yellowstone’s death cry shaking its frame. Sara Reed stumbled painfully to her knees, the off-axis spin accelerating as the cabin’s atmosphere bled into the frigid vacuum outside. The bomb had …

Homecoming, by Howard Andrew Jones

SFReader 2002 Story Contest Third Place Winner Howard Andrew Jones edits technical books for a living, but he’d much rather be writing tales of heroic fantasy. His fiction has appeared in several semi-pro magazines and some pro ezines, and he has written a half-dozen computer game hint guides. He lists …