My space opera tale about a hero and his robot sidekick who specialize in saving princesses has been published in Nature’s Futures.
Here’s the opening to “Simon Clash: The Galaxy’s Greatest Hero”:
A brzzt-brzzt-brzzt came stuttering through the air as we sped over the black sands of Desolation. Something hit the repulsor-cycle’s rear fin, sending it into a vicious spin. Ja-bot was immediately thrown. I fought to regain control, and had nearly stopped the ever-widening gyre, but the cycle caught the edge of a dune and pitched me into the burning sand.
You can read the entire story at the Futures website.
You can read about what inspired the story here.