Ruby Whiting has done the impossible. She has proved that humanity deserves a seat at the galactic table. Well, at least a shot at a seat. Having convinced the galactic governing body that mankind deserves a shot at fixing their own problems, Ruby has done her part to launch the planet into a new golden age of scientific discovery and technological revolution.
However, there are still those in the galactic community that think that humanity is too poisonous, too greedy, to be allowed in, and they will stop at nothing to sabotage a species determined to pull itself up.
Toronto author and editor L.X. Beckett frittered their misbegotten youth working as an actor and theater technician in Southern Alberta, before deciding to make a shift into writing science fiction. Their first novella, "Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling," will appear in the July/August issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 2018, and takes place in the same universe as Gamechanger. Lex identifies as feminist, lesbian, genderqueer, married, and Slytherin.