Found 2 works tagged 'political persecution'.
Published Mar 3, 2020 · 3,444 words (13 minutes) · 130 views
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.
Published Apr 11, 2019 · 3,948 words (15 minutes) · 316 views
Previously published in Alma Alexander's anthology, CHILDREN OF A DIFFERENT SKY. When the witch Yarrow comes home to a warning of betrayal--can she trust the bearer of the warning? Or is escape even possible?