Locus Award nominee 1986.
A collection of short fiction.
Mass Muder in Deep Space
Nine passengers boarded the Nightflyer on a mission to find the volcryn, a fabled alien race, old as the universe itself. But something or someone found the ship's crew first and was killing them one by one. The survivors can only suspect themselves – or the captain of the Nightflyer, never seen except by hologram, but always present. As they journey deeper into space, Karoly d'Branin, leader of the mission, desperately struggles to learn the terrible secret behind the grisly murders – and wonders if even he will survive. This edition also includes five of Martin's short stories of the future.
George Raymond Richard Martin (born 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey), is an American author and screenwriter of science fiction, horror, and fantasy. He majored from Norhwestern University in 1970.
Martin sold his first science fiction story in 1971 and has been writing professionally since then. He spent ten years in Hollywood as a writer-producer, working on various television series and feature films. In the mid ‘90s he returned to prose, his first love, and began work on his epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. He has been in the Seven Kingdoms ever since. Whenever he’s allowed to leave, he returns to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he lives with lovely Parris, and two cats named Augustus and Caligula, who think they run ... (more)