Our sister site, NebulaAwards.com has an essay by Larry Nolan on “International SF” and Problems of Identity
After a heroic army officer proposes, an empathic 13th-century lady thinks her dreams have come true. Only he’s less than expected, she’s pregnant, and Mongols threaten to invade. Then she finds she has a much-feared power her realm needs to survive.
Kate Heartfield is the author of Armed in Her Fashion and the two Alice Payne novellas, in addition to stories and games. She has been shortlisted for the Nebula awards twice for game writing and once for novella writing. She lives in Canada.