Short stories published in Dangerous Visions (Doubleday)

Listing 8 stories.

Ever since she was little, Juliette's time-traveling grandfather would bring back a person of the past for her to torture and kill. It's all fun and games until Juliette meets a victim who might be her match.

A mechador who taunts cars much like how matador taunts bulls has become a cyborg after his second death in the ring, but comes out of his retirement to face down the cars once again.

In an alternate reality where a sub-species of androgynous astronauts named Spacers prostitutes themselves to the rest of the human race, one Spacer reevaluates his life upon becoming friends with a kind girl who doesn’t desire him.

A young trader travels across the universe, criticizing the barbarism of different cultures. After he offends the values of Vikings in Western Europe, he must escape the forces that want him dead and make it back to his lover in his homeland, Eutopia.

A government official in futuristic all-powerful Communist Vietnam accidentally takes drugs which counteract the drugs poisoning the public water. With his cleared senses, he sees that the Party Leader is not human or machine, but God.

A gambling miner faces a massive twist of fate when he must gamble for his own life.

In a futuristic world, a young artist learns more about his grandfather, who is hiding from the government because he was accused of swindling. As the young artist navigates the art world and complicated relationships, he also discovers more about his family and the stolen money.

After being sentenced to death row, a man must seek help from his cellmates