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Breakaway, Backdown

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Breakaway, Backdown

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Author: James Patrick Kelly
Publisher: Lightspeed Magazine, 2011
Asimov's Science Fiction, 1996

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Science-Fiction
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This short story originally appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, June 1996 and was reprinted in Lightspeed, February 2011. It can also be found in the anthologies Year's Best SF 2 (1997), edited by David G. Hartwell, Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science (2000), edited by Gregory Benford and George Zebrowski, and Lightspeed: Year One (2011), edited by John Joseph Adams. The story is included in the collection Think Like a Dinosaur and Other Stories (1997).

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