Fantasy & Science Fiction, April/May 2009
When you think about it, they had the skills and materials to build a steam engine in 1449.
– Chronos Award nominee
– Republished: Esli, September 2009
– Republished: Ghosts of Engines Past
The best story is Sean McMullen’s “The Spiral Briar” … does an entertaining job of merging the atmosphere of fantasy with the hard-edged nuts-and-bolts of engineer SFGardner Dozois