Raygun Chronicles: Space Opera for a New Age
Bryan Thomas Schmidt (editor)
A school teacher who moonlights as an assassin, a corporate agent kidnapped and faced with a man she never wanted to see again, galactic knights and pilots defending the spaceways, a black bear who wants to be a priest, and a time traveler who discovers he was born a prince — these and more tales await you inside Raygun Chronicles: Space Opera for a New Age, a collection of new tales in the Golden Age style. With larger than life heroes, rayguns, spaceships, robots, pirates, romance and more, here come 25 new tales of great fiction from top names like Seanan McGuire, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, A.C. Crispin, Allen M. Steele, Mike Resnick, David Farland and more. Strap in, set your weapons, and get ready for a fun ride.
"RAYGUN CHRONICLES breathes supercharged life into the space opera genre with exciting and inventive new tales by a superb line-up of writers. This is why science fiction will live forever!"
— Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Planet Zero
"RAYGUN CHRONICLES is an impressive anthology with an impressive list of contributors, a real showcase of the color and scope of what science fiction can be."
— Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of The Saga of Seven Suns
"Good old fashioned fun awaits within!"
— Glen Cook, author of The Black Company
"These stories bring the reader back to the days when we dreamt of blasters and flying cars. Golden age space opera fun with a strong Western feel."
— Alex Shvartsman, editor of Unidentified Funny Objects