This is the first story collection ever from the bestselling fantasy and science fiction writer L. E. Modesitt, Jr. He began publishing as a short story writer in the SF magazines in the 1970s, mostly in Analog. Some of the earliest stories are kernels for his early SF novels, others display the wide range of his talents and interests, from satire to military adventure.This collection includes selections of stories from his entire career, as well as three new stories that have never been published before: "Black Ordermage," set in the world of Modesitt's bestselling "Recluce" series; "Beyond the Obvious Wind," set in his "Corean Chronicles" universe; and "Always Outside the Lines," which is related to the "Ghosts of Columbia" books.
- Hardback | 368 pages
- 149.86 x 233.68 x 33.02mm | 521.63g
- 15 Apr 2008
- St Martin's Press
- Tor Books
- New York, United States
"* "The author's skill in portraying the humanity of characters who possess the power to destroy others with a thought adds a level of verisimilitude and immediacy rarely found in grand-scale fantasy." Library Journal"
About L. E. Modesitt
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. lives in Cedar City, Utah.