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They Shall Salt the Earth with Seeds of Glass
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They Shall Salt the Earth with Seeds of Glass

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Author: Alaya Dawn Johnson
Publisher: Asimov's Science Fiction, 2013
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Book Type: Novelette
Genre: Science-Fiction
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Nebula and Sturgeon Award nominated novelette.

...No one knows what they really look like. They only interact with us through their remote-controlled robots. Maybe they're made of glass themselves - they give us pregnancy kits, but won't bother with burn dressings. Dad says the glassmen are alien scientists studying our behavior, like a human would smash an anthill to see how they scatter. Reverand Beale always points to the pipeline a hundred miles west of us. They're just men stealing our resources, he says, like the white man stole the Africans', though even he can't say what those resources might be....

This novelette originally appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, January 2013. It can also be found in the anthologies The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2014, edited by Rich Horton, Nebula Awards Showcase 2015, edited by Greg Bear, and Not One of Us: Stories of Aliens on Earth (2018), edited by Neil Clarke.


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