Dog Country A crowdfunded civil war is Azerbaijan’s only hope against its murderous dictatorship. The war is Edane Estian’s only chance to find out if he’s more than what he was designed to be. He’s a clone soldier, gengineered from a dog’s DNA and hardened by a brutal training regime. He’d be perfect for the… Continue reading Dog Country
Pavlov’s House now out!
Pavlov's House, my first pro-level short story sale, was published on Strange Horizons today! Go read it! Now! Immediately! In brief, it's one of my war dog stories, and while you might think the title refers to Pavlov the physiologist and his dogs, which it does, you might be interested to know that there have… Continue reading Pavlov’s House now out!
War Dog and Marginalized Populations
War Dog and Marginalized Populations Two short stories by Malcolm Cross You can't take the human element out of war, but try telling that to the corporate thinktank that handed guns to gengineered attack dogs. In these two SF short stories from the world of San Iadras, find out what happens when the cloned supersoldiers… Continue reading War Dog and Marginalized Populations
(This somewhat in-world document predates Dog Country by quite some time, so might not be fully canonical, but offers an alternative perspective on the events around the T-Bone marketplace. I sometimes enjoy making strange little artefacts!) Document 0A-21040513
You Can Never Go Home
( This is quite an early Estians/War Dogs story, written long before I started work on Dog Country. The protagonist does have a brief cameo in Dog Country, however. ) It was a long way home. Evran had thought that, thousands and thousands of miles away, back in Tajikistan, before things had hit the wall.… Continue reading You Can Never Go Home