Islam is in the news so often these days that it is important (and interesting) to understand the different streams of Islam. Shia Islam is the second largest Islamic stream. This book aims to provide an insider's view of Shia Islam, presented anecdotally, to make it thoroughly readable.
In an article published at Internova, Ahmed A. Khan had tried to define a new sub-genre of speculative fiction: Islamic SF. This book showcases that essay and five of Ahmed's stories that illustrate the criteria of Islamic SF. These stories, in their earlier incarnations, have earned modest success and have been reprinted and translated several times.