The Outling

~ A Short Story by Andre Norton


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Synopsis ~

Herta the village healer finds a woman in need of her help, the woman dies after bearing a child which Herta vows to protect. Brairy the child is different but even-so accepted by the village. Until the day plague visits and Brairy is forced to make the choice of life or death.

 

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Bibliography of English Editions ~

  • Lord of the Fantastic: Fantastic Stories in Honor of Roger Zelazny (1998) Edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Published by AvoNova, TP, 0-380-78737-7, $14.00, 373pg

Contents
    1 • Introduction (Lord of the Fantastic) • essay by Fred Saberhagen
    4 • Lethe • (1997) • novelette by Walter Jon Williams
    37 • The Story Roger Never Told • shortstory by Jack Williamson
    45 • The Somehow Not Yet Dead • shortstory by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
    56 • Calling Pittsburgh • shortstory by Steven Brust
    65 • If I Take the Wings of Morning • novelette by Katharine Eliska Kimbriel
    88 • Ki'rin and the Blue and White Tiger • shortstory by Jane Lindskold [as by Jane M. Lindskold ]
    101 • The Eryx • novelette by Robert Sheckley
    121 • Southern Discomfort • shortstory by Jack C. Haldeman, II
    127 • Suicide Kings • novelette by John J. Miller
    143 • Changing of the Guard • shortstory by Thomas F. Monteleone and Robert Wayne McCoy
    154 • The Flying Dutchman • shortstory by John Varley
    172 • Ninekiller and the Neterw • novelette by William Sanders
    198 • Call Me Titan • (1997) • novelette by Robert Silverberg
    218 • The Outling • shortstory by Andre Norton
    233 • Arroyo de Oro • novelette by Pati Nagle
    258 • Back in "The Real World" • shortstory by Bradley H. Sinor
    271 • Mad Jack • shortstory by Jennifer Roberson
    277 • Movers and Shakers • shortstory by Paul Dellinger
    288 • The Halfway House at the Heart of Darkness • shortstory by William Browning Spencer
    304 • Only the End of the World Again • (1994) • shortstory by Neil Gaiman
    320 • Slow Symphonies of Mass and Time • novelette by Gregory Benford
    345 • Asgard Unlimited • shortstory by Michael A. Stackpole
    359 • Wherefore the Rest is Silence • essay by Gerald Hausman
    365 • About the Authors (Lord of the Fantastic) • essay by uncredited
    371 • Permissions (Lord of the Fantastic) • essay by uncredited

  • Lord of the Fantastic: Fantastic Stories in Honor of Roger Zelazny (1999) Edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Published by Avon EOS, PB, 0-380-80886-2, $6.99, 474pg

 

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Non-English Editions ~

  • (2003) Included in "The World of Roger Zelazny, Lord of Fiction" contains numerous stories in honor of Roger Zelazny ~ Published in Moscow, by Eksmo, 5-699-02394-1, HC, 512pg ~ "The Outling," translation by E. Golubeva ~ Russian title Мир Роджера Желязны. Лорд фантастики

 

 

 

 

 

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