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Elinor Caiman Sands

In Place of Darkness (Io, #1)

Published Mar 3, 2020 路 3,444 words (13 minutes) 路 133 views

Science Fiction Jupiter moon political persecution genetic modification mining volcano Space Station Jupiter industrial dispute

An apparently rich and privileged young man is sent by his industrialist father to deal with a potentially explosive labour strike on an Io mining colony. The miners are strange, troll-like, radiation-adapted beings who most people dismiss as barely human. The young man nevertheless agrees to meet with their leader and ultimately comes to question whose side he's on, the miners' or his father's? Originally published in Strange Bedfellows: An Anthology of Political Science Fiction.

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