1800, by Ben DeRogatis

SFReader 2003 Story Contest Third Place Winner Francis Morgan, though an accomplished agent, did not much care for the idea of being plucked down at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay an hour before dawn. He understood all the justifications, of course. The last shipwreck that he could have conceivably …

Where Did You Go? by Greg Beatty

SFReader 2003 Story Contest Honorable Mention “Did you have enough to eat? Are you wearing that? Are you ready?” “Dad!” “I’m sorry, honey, it’s just that with your mother gone, I feel responsible–” “I’ll get it!” Helen slipped out of her chair with balletic grace and ran to answer the …