"Duty Calls"Edit

By Karen Bergstralh

"E. Coli: A Tale of Redemption"Edit

By Terry Howard

"Wedding Daze"Edit

By Virginia DeMarce


By Gorg Huff and Paula Goodlett

A downtimer military medic takes his job seriously, and enjoys the nickname "doc".

"The Galloping Goose"Edit

By Herbert and William Sakalaucks

Passenger rail service arrives in the USE.

"Sure Thing"Edit

By Kerryn Offord

"Hunting Traditions"Edit

By Garrett W. Vance

Continuing SerialsEdit

"Joseph Hanauer, Part Three: All Creatures Stand in Judgement"Edit

By Douglas W. Jones

"Stretching Out, Part Four: Beyond the Line"Edit

By Iver P. Cooper

"Sonata, Part Two"Edit

By David Carrico


"Tell Me What You Eat, and I'll Tell You Who You Are"Edit

By Anette Pedersen

"The High-Stepping Beauties"Edit

By Kevin H. Evans

"Seeing the Heavens"Edit

By Iver P. Cooper

"Unintended Consequences: Dealing with the Population Density Explosion"Edit

By Walt Boyes


"The Anaconda Project, Episode Five" was delayed in this volume due to Eric Flint's recent illness.