Short stories published in Tor.com
Listing 74 stories.
While investigating the mysterious suicide of a djinn, a young female special investigator with the Egyptian Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments, and Supernatural Entities ends up in an intense battle to stop a plan to destroy humanity.
After her sister dies, an actress in New York uses her supernatural powers to manipulate time and try to save her sister, but each attempt causes uncontrollable side effects that threaten to destroy the world.
Four girls go camping in the woods, where strange things start to happen. When one of the girls falls ill and another runs off into the woods, a third goes searching for help but encounters a disturbing supernatural creature.
An inexperienced governess cares for an orphan in a gothic German castle and discovers that the child is a murderous sea serpent.
Through three tales of impossible machines with abilities to manipulate the physical world, travel through time and space, and bestow telepathy onto an entire community, candidates of an engineering exam in the far future are asked to ponder fantastical implications of technology.
In a retelling of the story of Helen of Troy from the Iliad, King Agamemnon's daughter grapples with rage and sorrow when her father agrees to sacrifice her to appease the gods.
As per tradition in her country, a young girl of a mysterious Order is chosen to bear the launch codes of sere missiles embedded in her heart. To activate the missiles, the president of her country must personally cut open her chest to extract the code capsule.
A squirrel monkey defeats the competition and fulfills her dream of becoming an astronaut. Based on the true story of Miss Baker, one of the first animals to be launched into space in 1959.
A famous poet wakes up in the afterlife but wishes to be alive, and death offers her a deal. If she kills a boy, she can live for 25 more years.
A brilliant and disgraced AI scientist must return to the institution that turned their backs on her to save the world from destruction by AI ships.