We Don’t Plummet Out of the Sky Anymore by M. David Blake
Approx. 6,050 words.
Published on April 6, 2010.
"If I were editing a magazine I would be seriously considering buying this story for publication—but I'm not, so I can't. Sorry."
— Bruce Bethke, author of "Cyberpunk" and Headcrash
. . .
Stan wanted a flying car. No, that wasn't quite accurate... Stan wanted a nice flying car, and the quantities of bliss that purchase would bring. Stan desired bliss.
Fortunately, Bliss also desired Stan.