The starstream is beautiful. But beauty turns deadly when an ancient AI bent on destruction uses it to travel uptime to humanity’s future. Part 1 of a long-awaited new chapter in The Chaos Chronicles. Concludes with Crucible of Time, in September.
Kate Heartfield is the author of Armed in Her Fashion and the two Alice Payne novellas. She was nominated for a 2018 Nebula Award in the novella category for Alice Payne Arrives, and in game writing for The Road to Canterbury. She lives in Canada.