Fantasy || One is the Lady of the Waking Waters, an immortal mermaid. The other is a thief, who steals lives until a wish can be fulfilled, and a life-changing choice must be made.
A composer in an unstable city-state accidentally discovers the perfect singer for his work—a clockwork man—and sows the seeds of revolution.
Science Fiction || Near the vast steelworks of Karshad, a journalist has fallen in love with the residual personality of a metallurgist, but what will happen when realliance—and forgetting—comes?
A futuristic story about a high-ranking soldier in a criminal gang who has conflicting loyalties to his monstrous boss and that boss’s innocent young son.
Science Fiction || An engineer is caught up in the war between humans and mysterious creatures beneath the seas that are destroying coastal cities around the world.
Horror || It’s the same old story. Take a chance and pick up a hitchhiker...
When Mr. Sorensen—a drab, cipher of a man—passes away, his lovely widow falls in love with a most unsuitable mate.
A Wild Cards novelette, "Evernight" takes readers down to the depths of the Parisian catacombs.