Life is tough on the space station Belvaille. When the wife of a City Councilman approaches Hank about spying on her husband, Hank worries he’s flying too close to the flames for safety. When the husband is assassinated, he’s sure of it.
Lou Antonelli is a modern speculative fiction author with classic sensibilities, honed by a long career as a newspaperman. His short story “Great White Ship” was a 2013 finalist for the Sidewise Award. He’s had 81 short stories published since 2003.