This Week on LIGHTSPEED: "Vade Retro Satana" + "Grandma Novak's Famous Nut Roll" + Movie Reviews

Published on 2018-12-20

 Vade Retro Satana by Maurice Broaddus

EXCERPT: ::SO-COMMAND\TEMPLAR-NAVCOM-INFO: All systems functioning within normal parameters:: Peacekeeping missions were always the most difficult assignment for Lieutenant Macia Branson. Not that she longed for the combat which had been much of her duty in the Service of the Order, but the reality was that it was still war conditions, only with the setting lowered to a slow broil.

Grandma Novak’s Famous Nut Roll by Shaenon K. Garrity

EXCERPT: Hello, family! As everyone who follows my sister on Facebook knows (and who isn’t reading Kat’s posts? Twenty lashes with a wet noodle, and you bet it’ll be Grandma’s kluski!), last weekend she and I visited Grandma Novak for . . . baking lessons! Though Grandma’s strong as she ever was (just try to tell her otherwise) she IS getting on in years. Kat and I agreed we ought to get her recipes down in writing while we can.

Media Reviews: December 2018 by Carrie Vaughn

This month Carrie Vaughn looks at two films that take their protagonists to amazing new worlds: dark fantasy adaptation The House with a Clock in Its Walls and science biopic First Man.