Short stories by Rich Larson

Rich Larson was born in Galmi, Niger, has lived in Canada, USA, and Spain, and is now based in Prague, Czech Republic. He is the author of the novel ANNEX and the collection TOMORROW FACTORY, which contains some of the best of his +150 published stories. His work appears in numerous Year’s Best anthologies and has been translated into Polish, Czech, French, Italian, Vietnamese and Chinese. Besides writing, he enjoys travelling, learning languages, playing soccer, watching basketball, shooting pool, and dancing kizomba. 

Listing 6 stories.

A woman slowly observes her husband transform into some sort of monster after he returns from a trip to the Arctic.

In a Seattle of the near future, a businessman attempts to convince a young basketball player to sign a sponsorship deal that will require him to implant a controversial device into his body forever.

A west African man has been bioengineered into a super soldier by the military, but he refuses to become a tool for war. While on the run, he attempts to rescue a boy who seems oddly similar to him.

In a world where death is a foreign past to the privileged people who live on their technologically-advanced home in space, the Satellite, a television representative travels to Earth to make a deal with a village chief who is dying from cancer. In exchange for broadcasting the immersive experience of the chief's death, the television representative will provide the chief with technology to help his village better survive in the ruined wasteland that the Earth has become.

In a post-apocalyptic, futuristic city, a disabled cab driver gets recruited to help take down a terrorist cult led by "The Green Man."

In a village where girls are offered up as wives to a mysterious god, a beautiful but vain teenage girl seeks to replace her sister as the all-powerful god's wife.