Stage magician Quinn Bradley has one dream: to headline his own show on the Vegas Strip. When the talent scouts begin circling, he thinks he’s about to make it. Instead, he gets an offer to go on a quest to a place where magic is all too real.
Don Sakers is the author of the Scattered Worlds Mosaic series. He’s explored the thoughts of sapient trees, brought Carmen Miranda’s ghost to Space Station 3, and beaten the “Cold Equations” scenario. His book review column appears in Analog.