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McIntyre, Vonda N. "Aztecs." In 2076: The American Tricentennial. Edward Bryant, ed. New York: Pyramid, 1977. Co11. Fireflood and Other Stories. Boston: Houghton, 1979. [S. F.] Book Club Edition. Rpt. Nebula Award Winners Thirteen. Samuel R. Delany, ed. New York: Harper, 1980.

The "Aztecs" of this story are space pilots who have had their hearts replaced with small engines that they can control consciously. Cf. C. Smith, "Scanners Live in Vain" (this Category); see under Literary Criticism the TMG essay by G. Wolfe.[[1]] Expanded into the novel Superluminal (1983).[2]