Bruce McAllister


Oct 12th, 2008 (18 minute read)

A young boy contacts an alien gun-for-hire in the hopes of saving his sister’s life. “Kin” has an impressive pedigree: dedicated to Harry Harrison, originally appearing in the February 2006 issue of Asimov’ Science Fiction Magazine, chosen by Gardner Dozois to appear in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-fourth Annual Collection, and nominated for a Hugo Award in 2007.— ed, N.E. Lilly