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Toasted Cake 179! In which we practice our survival skills.

The Daffodil Project is a joint venture between the United Nations, ESA, and Friends of the Elderly. I am their 17th civilian recruit.

This story first appeared right here in Nature.

Sylvia Spruck Wrigley was born in Germany and spent her childhood in Los Angeles. She has inexplicably ended up in Tallinn where she writes about plane crashes and is discovering the lore of Estonian spirits and witches. Her short stories have been translated into over a dozen languages. You can find out more about her at intrigue.co.uk.



Toasted Cake 177! In which we do don't do consider pushing the red button.

It has come to our attention that a plurality of users has significant problems during the quantum disambiguator configuration process.

First appeared right here in Nature Futures.

Stewart C Baker is an academic librarian, speculative fiction writer, and occasional haikuist. His fiction has appeared in Writers of the Future, Nature, Galaxy's Edge, and Flash Fiction Online, among other places. Stewart was born in England, has lived in South Carolina, Japan, and California (in that order), and currently resides in Oregon with his family­­--although if anyone asks, he'll usually say he's from the Internet.



Toasted Cake 167! In which we level-up for sure.

Students streamed from Yvonne's geology class, rolling their flexible displays and shoving them into backpacks.

This story first appeared right here in Nature.

H.E. Roulo is a Pacific Northwest writer of science-fiction, horror, and fantasy. The first book in her Plague Masters trilogy released in 2015. Her short stories appear in dozens of publications, including Nature and Fantasy's special Women Destroy Fantasy issue. Fractured Horizon, her science-fiction podcast novel, was a Parsec Award Finalist. Find out more at heatherroulo.com.



Toasted Cake 132! In which we brew the coffee. 

Henry Lindnis measured out his life with coffee spoons. 

First appeared right here in Nature. 

Alvaro is the co-author, with Robert Silverberg, of WHEN THE BLUE SHIFT COMES, which received a starred review from Library Journal. His short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Analog, Nature, Galaxy's Edge, and in a variety of other online venues and in translation abroad. 

Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. Over 70 of his short stories have appeared in InterGalactic Medicine Show, Nature, Galaxy's Edge, Daily Science Fiction, and many other magazines and anthologies. He won the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. He is the editor of the Unidentified Funny Objects annual anthology series of humorous SF/F. His collection, Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories releases on February 1, 2015. His website is alexshvartsman.com



Toasted Cake 113! In which we methylate. 

On the jumbo-sized TV hanging over the bar, they're showing the Red Sox-Yankees game.

(First appeared right here in Nature.)

Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. His fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places. He has won a Nebula, a Hugo, a World Fantasy Award, and a Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Award, and been nominated for the Sturgeon and the Locus Awards. He lives with his family near Boston, Mass. 



Toasted Cake 102! In which we have grandiose plans for the future.

"Do you think she's post-human?" I whisper to my husband. 

First appeared right here in Nature.

Deborah Walker grew up in the most English town in the country, but she soon high-tailed it down to London, where she now lives with her partner, Chris, and her two young children. Find Deborah in the British Museum trawling the past for future inspiration.

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