Tricia Sullivan is the author of seven science fiction novels, including 1999 Arthur C. Clarke Award winner Dreaming in Smoke, Maul, and Lightborn. For more about her and her work, see her website or follow her on Twitter.
“Full ahead, Mister Sal,” says Moore. I grit my teeth and force the Anastasis forward. The engines, the strongest of any ship I’ve ever steered, screech and whine like dying things. The nightgaunts are ten deep around us and it’s like flying through tar.
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