A Union Against All Odds by David Westover
Approx. 7,620 words.
Published on March 5, 2012 by
Dark Road Publishing.
A Diter-atelur and a Thysanrinae walk into a bar…a gin-joint at the ass-end of the universe. Can their young love bring peace to a decades old conflict, or will it fan the flames of war?
This story originally appeared in the 2006 DAW Books anthology COSMIC COCKTAILS