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The intensity and breadth of what technology fiction and fable fiction is adjustments with each passing 12 months. the 2 dozen tales selected for this e-book by way of award-winning anthologist Jonathan Strahan rigorously maps this evolution, giving readers an enthralling and always-entertaining examine the superior the style has to offer.

Skyhorse Publishing, less than our evening coloration and Talos imprints, is proud to post a huge diversity of titles for readers drawn to technology fiction (space opera, time shuttle, not easy SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fable (grimdark, sword and sorcery, modern city myth, steampunk, replacement history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and lots more and plenty extra. whereas now not each name we post turns into a New York Times bestseller, a countrywide bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we're dedicated to publishing caliber books from a various team of authors.

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