Pirates: In tribute to David Hartwell

Review and discuss Christopher Stasheff's new short stories.
Post Reply
User avatar
Ortho the Frank
Site Admin
Posts: 255
Joined: Fri May 21, 2010 3:57 pm

Pirates: In tribute to David Hartwell

Post by Ortho the Frank »

Thumbs-up? Thumbs-down? Questions? Comments? Critiques? Put it here!

When I wrote this story back in 1990 for The Fleet: Total War anthology, I poked gentle fun at Mr. Hartwell and his, er... flamboyant fashion choices in the character of Pirate Captain Goodheart, known and feared throughout the galaxy for his neckties.

I was shocked to recently discover David Heartwell, the legendary, influential, but modest SFF editor, had died rather suddenly in an accident at the beginning of this year. It seemed only appropriate to post this short story in his memory. Given the story's end, it feels strangely appropriate.
Post Reply