Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in on the murder of a wealthy English country squire. The deductive powers of Sherlock Holmes are on full display as he flushes the killer from a group of suspects with perfect alibis.
"Has promise, but ..."
Kenney Masterson would rather intentionally hurt himself in public and then sue whomever he can, than work at a regular job. So far he's been pretty successful at avoiding work and he's always on the lookout for another big score from someone's insurance company. He's thinks he's found the perfect score, but will it be his Final Score?
An experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland has gone hideously wrong. Divine manifestations have become commonplace, the fundamental laws of physics are mutating, and only a young Hungarian grad student understands what has happened. This short story is a 2013 AML Award winner.