The first short-story collection from Nebula Award-nominated author Sparhawk assembles a collection of related stories from the pages of Analog magazine (plus one original written for this collection).
The monstrous snow snake roared past Paul Levin at fantastic speed, leaving a falling mist of slush and ice behind. The mist was so dense that he couldnt even see giant Jupiter above the horizon.
The habitat could only be a few hundred meters further, Paul thought. He cautiously skied ahead, probing the ice with the tip of his ski before transferring his weight forward.
Suddenly a massive jolt shook the ice pack. He was violently thrown off his feet and tossed about. It felt as if all of Europa had shifted beneath him. He was terrified as the surface continued to tremble. As the tremors continued, Paul didnt know whether he was going to live or die . . .