The stories in this collection were first published in Analog between 1990 and 2011. They feature the adventures of eccentric kilt-wearing anthropologist / archaeologist / xenologist Rhys Llewellyn and his able assistants, Yoshi Umeki and Roderick Halfax. Given my fascination with archaeology, first contact...and all things Gaelic or Scottish, I suppose these stories were inevitable. Without further ado, let me introduce you to Rhys Llewellyn—
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Published Jun 5, 2019 · 7,981 words (30 minutes) · 188 views
Part 2 of Rhys Llewellyn's very first adventure as the advance negotiator for the interplanetary corporation, Tanaka Corp. The first of a series of stories involving this character, "Shaman" is the dream-fueled collision between research in the fields of corporate culture and archaeology.
Published Jun 5, 2019 · 8,297 words (31 minutes) · 253 views
I got the idea for Rhys Llwewllyn and his particular role in Tanaka Corp. from a Human Resources magazine I subscribed to once upon a time. In the magazine was an article on how much corporate culture resembled tribal cultures around the world. And that got me thinking….