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Our January/February 2021 cover story, “A Rocket for Dimitrios,” is Ray Nayler’s first novella. Set in an alternate fifties influenced by dangerous alien technology, it’s filled with intrigue and deception. The issue also features an exciting great-ship novella by Robert Reed. In “The Realms of Water,” an ancient human traveler meets an even older warrior. You won’t soon forget this account of alien warfare and the Great Surus.

Ted Kosmatka plays the odds in “Shy Sarah and the Draft Pick Lottery”; the importance of “Table Etiquette for Diplomatic Personnel, in Seventeen Scenes” is revealed in Suzanne Palmer’s captivating mystery; new author Robert H. Cloake considers “The Fear of Missing Out”; new author Sean William Swanwick examines the motives of “Humans and Other People”; and Nick Wolven’s moving story leaves “No Stone Unturned.” Join “The Three-Day Hunt” with Robert R. Chase; learn why “I Didn’t Buy It” from Naomi Kanakia; unravel a bureaucratic nightmare in Fran Wilde’s otherwise charming “Mayor for Today”; and find out whether a young crewmember should trust his “Hunches” in Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s thrilling new tale.

Robert Silverberg’s Reflections column celebrates “One Hundred Years of Robots”; James Patrick Kelly’s On the Net takes a look at humor and asks if we “Get It?”; Norman Spinrad’s On Books is “Out There” with Alan Dean Foster, James Gunn, and Brandon Q. Morris; plus we’ll have an array of poetry and other features.

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Asimov's Science Fiction is a literary gem that pays homage to the visionary author Isaac Asimov while highlighting the finest works of modern science fiction. Since its establishment in 1977, Asimov's Science Fiction has remained a trusted source for enthusiasts of the genre, consistently delivering captivating stories and pushing the boundaries of imagination.

Named after the iconic Isaac Asimov, the magazine showcases a diverse range of thought-provoking narratives and inventive concepts. Each issue features gripping tales from acclaimed authors, offering readers a thrilling journey through the realms of science, technology, and speculative fiction. With its commitment to excellence and a legacy that spans decades, Asimov's Science Fiction continues to captivate readers with its unique blend of visionary storytelling and unparalleled imagination.

Discover the captivating world of Asimov's Science Fiction, where every issue unveils extraordinary visions of the future and invites you to embark on awe-inspiring adventures beyond the boundaries of reality.

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