Blood Debt, by Fadzlishah Johanabas

SFReader 2010 Story Contest Second Place Winner Fadzlishah is a Medical Officer in Neurosurgery, born and based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He messes around with brains for a living, though he’s never eaten one, even though work makes him feel like a zombie at times. Among his publication credits are COSMOS …

Forged, by Margaret McGaffey Fisk

SFReader 2010 Story Contest Third Place Winner Margaret McGaffey Fisk developed a love for different cultures while wandering archaeological sites as a Foreign Service brat in the Middle East. A combined anthropology and creative writing degree continued that focus, but a healthy dose of science fiction and fantasy took her in …