Auspicious Eggs

Auspicious Eggs


Language: English

Published: Sep 25, 2003

Words: 7509
Pages: 30


With much of North America flooded from global warming, the government determines that God is punishing humankind for its sins. To prevent widespread starvation and control the size--and "quality"--of the population, the laws of Terminal Baptism are forced upon priests. Father Monaghan believes the souls of innocent babies are delivered straight into heaven--but his conscience cries out each time he lowers another baby into the baptismal waters. Locus Poll Award Nominee, Nebula Award Finalist