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.
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."