An anthology collection of sixteen sci-fi and fantasy storiesedited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamiltonand author William McCaskey. In this anthology, science fiction andfantasy authors have woven together brand-new stories that speak tothe darkness and despair that life brings while reminding us thatgood deeds, humour, love, sacrifice, dedication and following ourjoy can ignite a light that burns so bright the darkness cannotlast: A child’s wish for her father comes true. The end of theworld has never been so much fun. Conquering personal demonsbecomes all too real. It’s not always about winning; sometimes it’sabout showing up for the fight. It’s about loving your life’s work,and jobs that make you question everything.Contents:ForewordTwilight Falls [Joe Ledger • 10.1] / Jonathan MaberryNot in this Lifetime / Sharon ShinnMr. Positive, the Eternal Optimist / Larry CorreiaNo Greater Love / Kacey EzellBroken Son / Griffin BarberHeart of Clay / Kevin J. AndersonReprise / John G. HartnessAsil and the Not-date [Mercy Thompson • 17.5 / Alpha & Omega •5/5] / Patricia BriggsIn the Dust / Robert E. HampsonFallen / L. E. Modesitt, Jr.Working Conditions / Patrick M. TracyLast Contact / M. C. SumnerRonin / William McCaskeySkjoldmodir / Michael Z. Williamson and Jessica SchlenkerBonds of Love and Duty / Monalisa FosterZombie Dearest [Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter • 26.5] / Laurell K.Hamilton.