Last Year's Hero by Ian Thomas Healy
Series: Professional MotorCombat League, Book 1.
Approx. 4,620 words.
Published on January 22, 2011.
In a not-too-distant post-apocalyptic future, motorized combat has risen to the highest level of sport entertainment. Battledriver Linnea Reinert is the best of the best, having led her team to ten championships over nineteen years. But now, at 41, is she too old to come back for one more season?