Fortan’s space mission ends ten years later (for him) and one hundred years later (for everyone else).
He expects changes when he returns to the good old U.S. of A. He doesn’t expect to get arrested upon landing. He really doesn’t expect all the charges for back family support, considering he had no child or wife or girlfriend when he left. He just left an enclosed environment that felt like prison. Will he go to actual prison for a crime he hasn’t committed?
“Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s ‘Homecoming’ looks at the idea of paternity suits and spaceflight relativity in a poignant, yet interesting manner.”