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Charles Q. Choi

Charles Q. Choi is exploring what happens at the edge between the unknown and the impossible.

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Charles Quixote Choi is a science journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Science, Nature, Scientific American, Popular Science, Inside Science, Wired.com and Space.com, among others.

Charles is also an aspiring science-fiction author, with his first sale appearing in Analog magazine.

In his spare time, Charles has also traveled to every continent and holds the rank of yondan in the Toyama-ryu battodo style of Japanese swordsmanship.

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By the Will of the Gods (first draft)

Updated Feb 20, 2021 · 11,251 words (41 minutes) · 15 views

Mystery Science Fiction Hard science fiction murder mystery

This is the first draft of "By the Will of the Gods." It is presented to provide a comparison with the published version of the story, which appeared in the January-February-2021 issue of Analog magazine.

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Asakusa temple at dawn
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By the Will of the Gods

Updated Feb 18, 2021 · 13,842 words (51 minutes) · 1 like · 143 views

Mystery Science Fiction Hard science fiction murder mystery

In Nightingale, an underground city with a digital sky, an orphan must solve the murder of the one person who looked out for him—the caretaker of a temple dedicated to foretelling the future.

Enjoy this novelette by Charles Q. Choi, a science journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Nature, Scientific American, Popular Science, and more.

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Asakusa temple at dawn