By James White
Published: March 30, 2011.
Silvius trusted the wrong friends and stole from the wrong enemies. Now he's one step ahead and on the run in Germany, far from the Indonesian past he cannot escape. Haunted and hunted, what's a harried thief to do? Evolve. But Evolution takes its toll, and the risks may be greater than death.
Science fiction biopunk short story, 6,161 words.