So Many Ways to Die

So Many Ways to Die

So Many Ways to Die

Short Story by Dayle A. Dermatis



Physician Vera followed her husband, engineer Grigor, into space despite her agoraphobia.

When an asteroid damages their small ship, someone must go outside to repair the docking mechanism or their incoming crew will die.

Grigor and the captain? Injured.

Which leaves Vera….

“So Many Ways to Die” originally appeared in Fiction River: Pulse Pounders: Adrenaline (WMG Publishing, 2017).    


Called “one of the best writers working today” by bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith, Dayle A. Dermatis is the author or coauthor of many novels and more than a hundred short stories in multiple genres, including urban fantasy novel Ghosted. She is a founding member of the Uncollected Anthology project, and her short fiction has been lauded in year’s best anthologies in erotica, mystery, and horror.

She lives in a book- and cat-filled historic English-style cottage in the wild greenscapes of the Pacific Northwest. In her spare time she follows Styx around the country and travels the world, which inspires her writing.

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