Stories tagged “Reyes”

  • Ascension II: Gift

    In the end, Bates got what he wanted; a ride to Juno. But not the way he wanted it; he was carried in a spacesuit tied to the outside of Shuttle 2. “If he wants to escape,” said Lieutenant Reyes, “Let him.” “Suppose heR...

  • Ascension II: Court

    Judge Maynard rapped his gavel. “The court will come to order.” A mixed party of late arrivals was still being seated. They were Navy personnel in rumpled uniforms and outworld miners in tattered garb. The sergeant-at-arms wrinkled his nose. He’d...