Short interview 5: Neal Asher
Science fiction short stories
It was the awfullest dream in the world, no doubt about it. In fact, it seemed to be the only dream there was!
She'd paid good money to see the inevitable ... and then had to work to make it happen!
L'amour au sein de la génération playback
Love in the Instant Replay generation.
When people talk about getting away from it all, they are usually thinking about our great open spaces out west. But to science fiction writers, that would be practically in the heart of Times Square. When a man of the future wants solitude he picks a slab of rock floating in space four light years east of Andromeda. Here is a gentle little story about a man who sought the solitude of such a location. And who did he take along for company? None other than Charles the Robot.
“In the old days,” the Old One said, “there was the United States and Russia and England and Russia and Spain and England and the United States. Countries. Sovereign States. Nations. Peoples of the world.”