Totaled: A Near-future Sci-fi Short

Totaled: A Near-future Sci-fi Short

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Neuroscientist Margaret Hauri has two children to raise, and she's on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough. 

There's just one problem.

She's dead.

Length: 5,000 words, a short story
Genre: near future hard SF, drama
Market: written for adults (no sex, no violence, mild/moderate profanity)

TOTALED originally appeared in the July, 2014, issue of Galaxy's Edge. It was later nominated for the 2015 Hugo Award.

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