In the 23rd century, humans live in a Paleoterrific utopia, reunited with old (cloned) friends like the mammoth. Panpsychism—a consciousness that pervades matter–is the new science. We’re about to learn what exactly that means.
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.