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Introduction to "The Lucky Strike"

by Leonard Richardson and Sumana Harihareswara

22 September 2014

In the fiction writer's bag of tricks there's a surefire technique for garnering sympathy for a character: show them reading something.

The Lucky Strike

by Kim Stanley Robinson

22 September 2014

Today, the first of August, there was something more interesting to watch than the usual Superfortress parade. Word was out that General Le May wanted to take the 509th's mission away from it. Their commander Colonel Tibbets had gone and bitched to La May in person, and the general had agreed the mission was theirs, but on one condition: one of the general's men was to make a test flight with the 509th, to make sure they were fit for combat over Japan.

Podcast: The Lucky Strike

by Kim Stanley Robinson, read by Anaea Lay

22 September 2014

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Kim Stanley Robinson's "The Lucky Strike."

The Great Detective

by Sarah Brooks

15 September 2014

It was the alien that made Mayumi's Grandma into a detective. 'Not just any detective,' says Grandma. 'The Great Detective.'

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