Steven Mohan, Jr. has published scores of short stories in markets as diverse as INTERZONE, POLYPHONY, and PARADOX, as well as several DAW original anthologies. His short fiction has won honorable mention in THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION and THE YEAR'S BEST FANTASY AND HORROR.
Gasira is a chimp taken from the wild when she was a baby and gifted with human intelligence. Now an adolescent, she’s asking about the one topic no one ever talks about.
Desperate to know about her real mother she works with a pair of madcap orangs to steal her file. Only the plan blows up in her face, leading to a courtroom drama that places the idea of uplift itself on trial.
The U.S. sub Pasadena draws a routine duty: monitoring a Chinese naval exercise. But what happens next is anything but routine. Pasadena watches a Chinese sub sinks a Chinese destroyer. No one understands what's really happened--and the world's most powerful nations stumble towards war. Diplomat Sandra Johnson must unravel the mystery--before Asia is consumed in the fire of a Winter Dragon.