Breakaway, Backdown

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Kelly, James Patrick. "Breakaway, Backdown." Asimov's Science Fiction" June 1996. Collected Think Like a Dinosaur and Other Stories. Urbana, IL: Golden Gryphon Press, 1997. Reprint Years Best SF 2. NYC: Harper Prism, 1997. For other reprints, see Internet Speculative Fiction Database, as of June 2022, at link here.[1] On line publication — and link to podcast — Lightspeed Magazine issue 9, Feb. 2011, available here.[2]

Listed in Benford and Zebrowski's Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science.

A variety of dramatic monolog in the tradition of those of Robert Browning,[3] except in prose and giving a very personal view of life and love in a microgravity space habitat.

RDE, finishing, 15Jun22