I've been meaning for maybe a year now to start posting a link from my blog to each week's fiction at Strange Horizons, but somehow I never remember.
Not sure I'll manage to keep doing it regularly, but I'll at least start:
This week's story is "Greetings from Kampala," by Angela Ambroz. Hindustani and Chinese forces are having an interstellar war; the protagonist, a soldier of African descent who's suffering from PTSD, is stuck on a cargo ship with hundreds of refugees.
It was dangerous on such an epic level of dangerous that Ghada was awestruck by the captain's lethal levels of stupidity. If you went down the wrong Drop, the space-time anomalies could rip you apart.
I've never liked it when editors introduce a story by describing it, which is why we've always done pull quotes instead of descriptions on the SH table-of-contents page. But here in my blog, when I remember to mention the stories, I may give some brief info about them in addition to the pull quote, to try to give y'all an extra little inducement to click over to the site. I will, of course, endeavor to avoid spoilers.
Other SH material this week includes: