Short stories by Stephen Baxter.
Listing 3 stories.
After it is announced that an apocalyptic event that will destroy all life in the universe, an astrophysicist and her gardener mother meet in near-future England to decide how to spend the last months of life.
In the far future, two Ghost hunters— a woman in her 20s and an inhuman, 60-year-old male hunter— find themselves shipwrecked on an abandoned planet in search of Ghosts. As they try to piece together the reason for the planet’s desolation, the male Ghost hunter turns on the woman and the two strike a bargain.
Millions of years after the Big Bang, a speck of consciousness in a galaxy wakes up with no sense of self-identity.