Sublimation Angels by Jason Sanford
On an alien planet where the atmosphere has frozen, humans must continually mine the icy air simply to survive. But for Chicka, a young man struggling with the death of his identical twin brother, survival isn't enough. He wants to understand both the rigid nature of their harsh society and why his brother was killed for questioning their place in the universe.
Originally published in the British magazine Interzone, my novella Sublimation Angels was a finalist for the Nebula Award, won the Interzone Readers' Poll for best story, and was longlisted for the British Fantasy Award.
The ebook edition contains the complete text of Sublimation Angels along with a short essay on why Jason wrote the novella.
A Tangent Online 2009 recommended story
Five stars. "A captivating story about freedom, rebellion, and seeking the truth." SF Signal
"One of the best novellas of the year." Suite101
"Sanford shows again just what a talent he is." SF Revu
"Superb ... a satisfying and wonderfully rounded story." SF Crowsnest
"SF of the purest quality." Tangent
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