The Year's Best of Military SF and Space Opera Stories. Book One of a new Series featuring the best stories of the year from the top magazine and online venues with a military and adventure science fiction theme. PLUS: Interactive Reader Voting for Best Story in Collection Award presented at DragonCon in Summer 2015.
With an introduction by best-selling military science fiction author David Drake and selected by editor David Afsharirad from the top short story markets in the field, here are the most thrilling, pulse-pounding, and thought-provoking stories of the past year. Stories of future military men and women, space opera on a grand scale, and edge-of-your-seat adventure tales in the pulp tradition, from giants of the genre to brilliant up-and-comers.
be the judge INTERACTIVE READER VOTING. One story from this
collection will be chosen via proctored on-line voting as Year's Best Military SF and Space Opera
, with the award to be presented at DragonCon in September 2015. For more information, go to Baen.com. About The Year's Best Military SF and Space Opera:
"This intriguing anthology explores the human race's violent potential but] also bends toward exploration and the triumph of the human spirit, with brave tales that] take the reader on a fascinating, thought-provoking, enjoyable journey . . . "--Publishers Weekly
" A] nice eclectic mix of magazines--hardcopy and digital--and original anthologies. Afsharirad seems to have cast his nets admirably wide. . . . The variety of styles and topics and themes, and the high level of craft in this assemblage, prove that this subgenre is flourishing. . . . The collection] should be welcome by raw recruits and veterans alike."--Locus Contributors:
Brad R. Torgersen
Michael Z. Williamson
Charlie Jane Anders
Eric Leif Davin
David D. Levine
Robert R. Chase