Monday, May 25, 2009


A scientist working in genetics at a university in Texarkana decades after World War III devastated the United States stumbles upon an unexpected revelation while studying the effects of radiation on a man descended from Aztec priests.

Originally published in Darker Matter (U.K.), April 2007

Honorable Mention, "The Year's Best Science Fiction, 25th Annual Collection (2008)", St. Martin's Press - Gardner Dozois, editor.