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|In this issue: a young man fights for humanity, a CIA agent can’t seem to make a memorable impression, and a privateer captain transports most unusual cargo. All that plus mathematics professor Dr. Robert Dawson tells you how to make some big bucks . . . all you gotta do is solve the world's most difficult math problems.
Alternate 1635: The Baltic War is over and the members of the diplomatic embassy of the United States of Europe have left Great Britain and returned to the Continent. All save for a rag-tag crew led by Britain’s most notorious rebel, Oliver Cromwell. When King Charles demands Cromwell’s head, it falls to up-time sharpshooter Julie Sims to teach the Brits a lesson that has already been learned on the Continent: A safe distance isn’t what you think it is. Not when the American angel of death spreads her wings.
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Join the Resistance
Sixteen-year-old Randy Knox has vague memories of Earth before the aliens came and destroyed life as we know it. Now a member of the New Hampshire National Guard, Randy does all he can to resist what appears to be humanity’s inevitable defeat. Just as things look their worst, a ray of hope cuts through the darkness. But before victory can be declared, Randy must complete one final mission. Along the way, he’ll learn that his skills in combating aliens may not be enough to survive the dark conspiracies of his fellow humans.
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind
In the near future, a fluke of quantum mechanics renders Nat Morgan utterly forgettable. No one can remember he exists for more than a minute after he’s gone. A handy trick for a CIA agent. When his attempt to steal a quantum chip prototype is thwarted, Nat must team up with an enemy agent and a brilliant physicist to stop a ruthless billionaire from finishing a quantum supercomputer that will literally control the fate of the world.
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Fanning the Flames of the Future
Privateer Captain Catherine Blackwood knows that when a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. So when a mysterious client approaches her with the promise of an unusually large payday, she thinks twice before accepting. But the job sounds easy enough—transport some cargo and one person to New Peking—and she’s ready to move on from her current assignment in the Folsom 4101-B Star System. What could go wrong?
Read “Ember of the Past” here.
Solutions for a New Millennium
In the year 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute published a list of seven “Millennium Problems,” math problems they considered to be the most difficult and important problems of the new millennium. Be the first to solve one, and you’ll win a cool one million bucks. In this month’s nonfiction essay, Dr. Robert Dawson walks us through some of these problems to show us why they’re so hard to solve, why they’re so important—and how their solutions could change the way all of us live.
Read “Tomorrow's Math” here.
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Coming soon to the Baen Free Radio Hour: Charles E. Gannon discusses Raising Caine, book three in the Caine Riordan science fiction series, and contributors to the excellent David Drake tribute collection of original fiction and nonfiction discuss the project, their work, and their thoughts on an SF legend. Missed past episodes? No problem. We’ve got every episode archived for your listening pleasure.
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