Pirates... out here?
The last thing reporter Steve Gortney expects is pirates raiding the strange space-elevator on the farming backworld of Vorstogen. While he's thrilled for the exclusive on a pirate raid-in-progress, he soon finds his own life in danger from a secret the pirates are willing to kill to keep hidden.
Meanwhile, the space-elevator has a few secrets of its own...
A science fiction novelette by J.A. Marlow.