Grantville Gazette 73's theme could be returning characters. First up are Blaise Pascal and Logan Sebastian, in Tim Roesch's "Chaffing." Next, the Elzevirs have plans in Anne Keener's "A Printer's Dream." And Fast as Lightning in the Sky is back in "Blood Brothers," by Eric S. Brown and Robert E. Waters.
Philip Fröhlich is still trying to get published in David Carrico's "Letters From Gronow, Episode Four," and the consortium continues working on guns in "SMC, Part Three," by Mike Watson.
Next up are three non-fiction articles: Iver P. Cooper's "Fair or Foul, Part 2, Observing Pressure and Wind," Walter H. Hunt's "Freemasonry in the World of 1632," and Jack Carroll's "1636: Land Radio Communication in Europe." Kristine Kathryn Rusch's Notes From the Buffer Zone column is "The Shifting World Order."
Ni-T'o, T'cumu, Gonzalo, Nate, and the Raven Priestess are back, in Garrett W. Vance's Time Spike story "First Cavalry of the Cretaceous, Part Five: Charge!" Finally, in the Universe annex, Edward M. Lerner follows up his previous story "The Company Man," with "The Company Dick."
This issue begins with "Whodunnit?", a story by David Carrico featuring lawyer Andy Wulff, whom we first met in "The Tax Man Cometh." Phillip Riviezzo gives us "Greta's Day Off," a story about . . . well, you'll have to see. In "Between East and West," Iver P. Cooper shows how post-RoF events influence members of a Japanese delegation who came to Spain many years ago.
We have two serial installments: David Carrico's "Letters From Gronow, Part 3," in which Philip Fröhlich is still trying to get published, and Mike Watson's SMC, Part 2," detailing the Suhl Corporation's project to produce metallic cartridge firearms.
Have you ever wondered why some things take a while to happen in the 1632 universe? Charles E. Gannon and David Carrico explain why in "Time May Change Me, But I Can't Trace Time." Iver P. Cooper begins a new series on meteorology with "Fair or Foul: Part 1, Observing Temperature, Humidity, and Precipitation.
Editor-in-Chief Walt Boyes provides the after-action report on this year's 1632 Minicon, held at Balticon, and Kristine Kathryn Rusch's "Notes From the Buffer Zone" column focuses on Wonder Woman.
The Universe Annex presents Part 2 of Dominic diCiacca's story "Time's Angel."