Okay, as you probably realize, this is one of the short stories that’s on the ballot for the Hugo this year.
I might have a few quibbles … no, never mind. I really loved this story. It’s the only one of the stories I’ve read so far, but it instantly became the one to beat. It actually brought tears to my eyes — twice.
If you haven’t read it and have a few minutes, click through, read it now, and tell me what you think.