Short stories tagged with Board Games

Listing 3 stories.

In the far future, a human veteran adopts a war soldier, developing an unlikely friendship that helps each of them cope with the trauma of combat.

Some time in the distant future, a children's toy inspection agency reviews imported alien toys to make sure they are safe for "Terran" children to use. The inspectors play the three imported games and suspect nefarious intentions from the "Ganymedean" toy makers.

A cyborg soldier planning his escape from a government facility develops an unlikely connection with a human agent which might develop into something more.