Short stories tagged with Assassination

Listing 7 stories.

In a reality where the civil war ended in a stalemate, a brilliant enslaved engineer and a freed former airship pilot fight to prevent the rebels from destroying the new country that African Americans were able to form.

A weary healer seeks to leave her warrior wife, her village, and a life endlessly tainted by war.

A middle-aged male psychiatrist has the ability to see into others' minds and help create dreamscapes. When he encounters a blind woman, he does everything in his power to introduce her to sight within her dreams.

An owner of a political consulting company colludes with a stripper to bring a U.S. presidential candidate down.

A teenage girl living in Washington D.C. in 1865 falls in love with an up-and-coming actor, John Wilkes Booth. She plans to see his performance with her mother that night, a performance that will supposedly be attended by the president, Abraham Lincoln.

Three friends in a magical world descend a staircase into the abyss at the edge of the world and encounter forces they can't control.

Efforts to protect a great leader by creating doubles of him become increasingly drastic, and the true reality of the situation grows more and more unclear as the president is sheltered away in the name of protection and nationalism.