Volume 69 of the Grantville Gazette begins with David Carrico's "Drumline," a story submitted to a down-time magazine. Next we have "Dr. Phil Rules the Waves" by Kerryn Offord and Rick Boatright. Tim Roesch gives us "Good German Axes." And Szántai Gábor introduces some Hungarian characters in "A Szekler in a Kilt."
Our serials are "Etude, Part 3" by David Carrico, featuring Johann Bach, and "The Long Road Home, Part 2" by Nick Lorance, featuring Sergeant Hartmann.
We have the seventh set of outtakes from 1635: The Papal Stakes in Chuck Gannon's "About the Faces on the Cutting Room Floor, Number Seven: The Exception That Makes the Rule: Cutting a Chase Scene." We also have Szántai Gábor's "Hungary and Transylvania, Part 3: Cities and Castles." It's loaded with information on key locations. Kristine Kathryn Rusch gives us an excellent "Notes from The Buffer Zone: History and Its Alternates."
Our story continues in Volume 70 of the Grantville Gazette.
As war-torn Germany sometimes resembles the Wild West, Mike Watson gives us "The Marshal Comes to Suhl" based on what was remembered of the U.S. Marshals Service. Eric S. Brown and Anna G. Carpenter give us another chapter of the Monster Society, "Even Monsters Die," which brings the LARPers down to earth and back to reality. In "A Little Help from His Friends," Nick Lorance provides another look at Sergeant Richard Hartmann—Sergeant Whatsisname. Tim Roesch gives us an only partly hysterical look at schizophrenia in "The Monster Under the Bed."
In continuing serials, Bjorn Hasseler graces with another NESS (Neustatter's European Security Service) called "Kristallnacht on the Schwarza Express." David Carrico gives us the beginning of a new serial, "Letters from Gronow, Episode 1," while Gábor Szántai finishes his series on Hungary and Transylvania with a look at key players in those areas, and Chuck Gannon concludes his outtakes from "Papal Stakes: Faces from the Cutting Room Floor." Kristine Katherine Rusch talks about "Escapist Fiction" in her Notes from the Buffer Zone column.
In this issue of the Grantville Gazette, Kerryn Offord, tells the story of a government investigation in “Your Tax Dollars at Work.”
Mike Watson gives us a western, “Greetings,” while Eric S. Brown and Anna Carpenter have the next installment in the story of LARPers in Grantville with “The Lost Monster.”
This issue's serials feature David Carrico's Johann Bach in “Etude, Part 2” and Nick Lorance's Sergeant Richard Hartmann in “The Long Road Home, Part 1.”
In Nonfiction, Chuck Gannon focuses on pirates in “About the Faces on the Cutting Room Floor” and Szántai Gábor brings forth another installment of his social history, "Hungary and Transylvania, Part 2." And Kristine Kathryn Rusch gives us another “Notes from the Buffer Zone.”
We have both a Time Spike story, Garrett Vance's "First Cavalry of the Cretaceous, Part 3," and a Univers story, Debi Carroll's "Spitting Image."