Short stories published in The New Space Opera (Eos)

Listing 2 stories.

A young alien scientist joins forces with other archaeologists to uncover the secrets of a race that died out many years ago.

On a far-future Earth, a young man accidentally commits adultery and is exiled to a distant planet that has undergone catastrophe—only to realize that this planet is an experiment to create a second Earth, and he has an opportunity to lead the inhabitants in building an interstellar empire.