Short Fiction

"The Stranger"

L. E. Modesitt, Jr. returns to the universe of his bestselling Recluce saga in "The Stranger." A young herder's existence will be forever changed by the unexpected arrival of the black-clad man recounting tales of angels living on the summit of the Roof of the World.

"A story set, for those interested, in the years immediately following The Chaos Balance and roughly contemporaneous with Arms-Commander."

"The Stranger"Speculative Horizons
Supterranean Press
November 2010
Released in two editions:
Limited: 200 signed numbered leatherbound copies
Trade: Fully cloth bound hardcover edition

"The late light oozed over the hills at the foot of the Easthorns that harvest afternoon, a light that gave the early snows on the higher peaks to the east the fantest tinge of orange."