The effects of the Ring of Fire continue to ripple around the world. In Grantville Gazette 90: Will Blaise Pascal ever figure out Logan Sebastian? Find out in "First Kiss" by Tim Roesch. Johann Kepler's son struggles with his father legacy in Thomas K. Scot's "Insomnia."
Nicholas Knapp's story continues in Part 5 of Michal Lockwood's "A Puritan Voice." David Carrico and Mark Huston team up on a new serial: "The Aethers of Magdeuburg, Part 1."
This issue's non-fiction article is "The Counties of the State of Thuringia-Franconia" by Bjorn Hasseler. Kristine Kathryn Rusch addresses "Uncertainty" in Notes from The Buffer Zone. Walt Boyes shows us what's coming next from Ring of Fire Press.
This issue has two stories in the Universe Annex: "Lord Dampnut Loses His Hair" by Shoshana Edwards and "Blowin' in the (Solar) Wind" by Nathan Dodge.
Grantville Gazette 93's stories are about dealing with the unexpected. Virginia DeMarce begins the issue with "Giants in the Earth." What happens when fossils are found? In "Cassini At the Plate," Robert E. Waters begins the story of a boy who is drawn to baseball instead of astronomy? George Iconomou continues the story of the Venetians' unexpected advance into radio in "I Have A Proposal For You!" In "A Puritan Voice, Part 8," by Michael Lockwood, Nicholas experiences a whole series of surprises.
Mike Nagle brings us "Flags of the World: The USE, Part 3," and Iver P. Cooper continues his series with "Life At Sea In the Old and New Time Lines, Part 6: Lest You Drown." Kristine Kathryn Rusch focuses on "Heroic Lazy Sods" in "Notes from The Buffer Zone." See what's just been released and what's coming up next in "Hot Off Ring of Fire Press!"
Two stories in the Universe Annex are also about the unexpected. We have "A Matter of Choice" by Eric Flint himself and "Adrift in Space-Time" by Edward M. Lerner.
Grantville Gazette 91 is all about how the Ring of Fire has changed things. Virginia DeMarce begins the issue with "There Oughta Be a Law," asking what should be done with items seized during the Thirty Years War. Natalie Silk's story "The Rooster and the Spoon" is next, as a Jewish orange juice business attempts to make a deal with the Fugger. The USE and Venice sit down to talk radio in "Proposal and Counterproposal," by Jack Carroll. Sarah Hays writes about Alyse Ballantine and her kids having to move in "Before the Barbed Wire's Strung.”
We have two continuing serials. In Michael Lockwood's "A Puritan Voice, Part 6," Nicholas meets new friends while recovering. In "The Aethers of Magdeburg, Part 2," by David Carrico and Mark Huston, the plan has gone badly awry.
The Ring of Fire has even affected flags. Mike Nagle begins explaining how in "Flags of the World: The USE, Part 1." Iver P. Cooper resumes a series with "Life at Sea in the Old and New Time Lines, Part 5: Creature Comforts.”
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Kristine Kathryn Rusch reminds us that "Life Goes On" in Notes from The Buffer Zone.
In our Universe story, Edward M. Lerner tells the story of a disabled ship—with a twist—in "On the Shoals of Space-Time."
Unexpected changes brought by the Ring of Fire continue to ripple around the world. Virginia DeMarce begins the issue with a story of church music education and ethics in "Faith, With Heretics." The invasion of the Netherlands and a new ship design come together to complicate Michiel Adreaenszoon's first command in Sean Little's "The First Step." Who is the guest that Ben Jonson has brought to Loughton Hall? Find out in Sarah Iovan's "Lady Wroth and the Revolution." Sometimes the unexpected change is a literal coin. Find out its significance in George Grant's "The Kreutzer."
Iver Cooper explores "Propane, Butane, and Natural Gas in the 1632 Universe." Kristine Rusch talks about the "Old SF Roadshow" in Notes from The Buffer Zone. Check out New Releases and Upcoming Books from Ring of Fire Press.
In the Universe Annex, Gustavo Bondoni brings us "Shivering Cinderella," and Edward Lerner has a very different story, "Sock It To Me."
Grantville Gazette 89 opens in North America. Eric S. Brown and Robert E. Waters bring us another story about Fast As Lightning, "Rage of the Black Tooth." Next, we're off to Italy as a priest finds the unexpected in the mountains, in John Deakins' "Chiaroscuro."
Nicholas continues to make his way through France, in Michael Lockwood's "A Puritan Voice, Part 4." In our only story set in Grantville, Linda faces complications in "Birthing Pains, Part 2" by Anne Keener.
Kris Rusch discusses "Apocalyptic Times," Walt Boyes shares what is coming out next in "Hot Off Ring of Fire Press," and you have an opportunity to vote for one of the three finalists in "Best of 2019."
Garrett Vance relates the next part of his Time Spike serial "The First Cavalry of the Cretaceous, Part Seven: Blood, Dust, and Fury."
In the Universe Annex, Natalie Silk tells the story of a college student and an experiment, in "Shadow Play."