Rikk Hoister and his cousins are the pinnacle of human evolution, cloned geniuses with powerful paranormal abilities. Life is good–until ships and soldiers of the Terran Empire invade their homeworld and take most of the Hoister Family captive.
Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam lives in Texas with her partner and two literarily-named cats: Gimli and Don Quixote. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in magazines such as Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, and Interzone. She holds an MFA in