Arkadia, one of four space stations orbiting Jupiter, was to be a haven for all who fought the corrupt systems of Earth, where both humans and Artificial Intelligences could be happy and free. But which will prove more powerful: freedom or happiness?
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