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Analog - October 2006 by Stan Schmidt
Penny Press Zine  ISBN/ITEM#: 1059-2113
Date: August 2006 /

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Analog Science Fiction and Fact - October 2006 - Vol. CXXVI No. 10 - ISSN 1059-2113
Table of Contents: Serial: Rollback, Part I of IV by Robert J. Sawyer Novelettes: Takes Two to Tangle by Ben Bova * > From Wayfield, From Malagasy by Robert J. Howe Short Stories: Rival of Mars by David Walton * Nigerian Scam by Richard A. Lovett Science Fact: The Great Sumatran Earthquakes of 2005-5 by Richard A. Lovett * Probability Zero * SETI Triumphant by Richard Thieme & Aaron Ximm Reader's Departments: The Editor's Page * In Times to Come * The Alternate View by John G. Cramer * Biolog: Robert J. Howe * The Reference Library by Tom Easton * Brass Tacks * Upcoming Events by Anthony Lewis

The October issue of Analog is a very good one with all the stories getting a Very Good rating from me.

"Takes Two to Tangle" is another fun little story involving the diminutive Sam Gunn by Ben Bova. In this one, he commissions a friend to build a matter-transmitting machine but this is opposed by a beautiful woman who is the Bishop of a new religion. What happened makes for an amusing tale. More serious is "From Wayfield, From Malagasy" by Robert J. Howe. In this story, the captain of a ship stranded on a primitive planet must make the right moral decision to save his crew. This one works out rather nicely.

"Rival of Mars" by David Walton is set in a future in which all babies are born through surrogates. A man whose girlfriend is just such a surrogate learns something from her experience. Finally, Richard A. Lovett gives us a science fictional version of the classic Internet "Nigerian Scam." This one involves aliens and has a very clever ending.

This issue is well worth picking up!

(Source: Penny Press)

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