In , ten top science fiction writers, several of them Hugo or Nebula awardwinners, create ten very different futures in which Government does not exist and explore the possibilities of a truly free society. Among the roster: Hugo winner and Grand Master Jack Williamson; Michael Resnick, winner of four Hugos and a Nebula, and author of the international best seller, ; Michael A. Stackpole, author of eight best sellers; best-selling novelist Jane Undskold, best-selling author James P. Hogan, Robert J. Sawyer, winner of the Nebula Award for best novel of the year; and more.
As threats to liberty arise in our own time, so it will be in the future. In this volume, a stellar cast of Science Fiction luminaries consider how the future might be different—and how freedom might truly triumph.
Seventeen original stories about the 'city of cats'
Set in a world that exists on the same plane as humans, yet is hidden from us, Catopolis introduces readers to an assortment of cats, ranging from a feline Seer who must take destiny into her own paws to defeat a dictatorial tomcat thug…to a black cat who can call upon the powers of the 'big cats' to wage a war against evil…to a cat who would be king…to the ins and outs of cat politics and the perils of using mice as ballots…to a cat burglar looking for a musical treasure for his 'boss.'
Nineteen original tales of the pandora legend-as no one has ever imagine it before.
When Pandora's Box was opened, so the ancient tale goes, all the evils that would beset humanity were released into the world. When the box was all but empty, the only thing that remained was hope. Now some of fantasy's finest writers have taken on the task of opening Pandora's closet. It is naturally chock full of an assortment of items, including a ring that can bring its wearer infinite health, a special helmet found in the most unlikely of places, a mysterious box that holds a legendary piece of cloth, and a red hoodie that transforms a woman's world. These stories are of items claimed by people, but only at their own peril. After indulging in these stories, readers will certainly look at their own closets in a whole new light.