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2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Tie-Break

Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:07 am
by StalinSays
Please select the story you find most deserving of nomination - Poll will run through Sunday 3/10
239
Killing the Morrow by Robert Reed

Voices from a ruined future attempt to flee to our present, commandeering a workforce to construct bathtub chambers where they can grow physical bodies and ready cities from which to rule.
254/ 255
The Wreck of the Charles Dexter Ward by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette

When a living fish-like ship known as a boojum is found dead and drifting through space with its crew unaccounted for, a ship of researchers investigates to find a horrible scientific experiment gone awry involving reanimation of the dead.
257
Judgement Passed by Jerry Oltion

A crew of astronauts returns to Earth from deep space travel to find the planet empty after having undergone the Biblical rapture.

Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Tie-Break

Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:09 am
by StalinSays
Subject to change (ASID might find a lapse in my counting). God, the choosing, it's brutal.. 3 amazing stories.

Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Tie-Break

Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:36 am
by Algernon Sydney is Dead
Just finished double checking. Your numbers agree with mine.

And, yeah, too many good stories for so few honors.

Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Tie-Break

Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:14 pm
by scarlettdee
The Wreck of the Charles Dexter Ward by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette..wonderful story :D

Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Tie-Break

Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:33 pm
by Schreiber
The Wreck of the Charles Dexter Ward

Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Tie-Break

Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:45 pm
by Pat T Dyspenzer
Tough call indeed! K'ing The M is superb, but the double-episode-ness, lavish production & all-star cast of Wreck o/t CDW (or "Dex", as I call it) make it the most wondrous listening experience.

Pat T D