This story is no longer available in the Strange Horizons Archive, by request of the author.
Copyright © 2008 Jeff Carlson
"Pressure" is Jeff Carlson's second story for Strange Horizons. His other short fiction credits include sales to Artemis Magazine, Fantastic Stories, Space and Time, and Tales of the Unanticipated. He is also a scriptwriter. One of his screenplays has been optioned, and he's currently eyebrow-deep in a television project for Hoffman Netter Entertainment. He lives with his wife and son in California, and welcomes correspondence at firstname.lastname@example.org.