From the gentle fantasies that include the wry title story--winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards--to ecological allegories; a horrific novelette about experimental excursions into the realm of death; and a first-contact mini-epic, this anthology showcases the wide range of Bisson's powerful talent. In every piece, Bisson's characters are just as absurd as their fantastic landscape, yet thoroughly ordinary, recognizable, and authentic. His pack of scientists, artists, rednecks, insurance sal... more info>>
Having recently gone blind, Ray seemed in no condition to serve as illustrator for an expedition. However, the researchers were traveling into the realm of death itself, where one does not need eyes to see.