By Jonathan Sherwood
On the run from a life of slavery, can he endure long enough to save his daughter?
Baedo has spent his entire life as a slave on a small planet on the outer reaches of the empire. But the birth of his daughter inspires him to run for her freedom, and perhaps the freedom of the galaxy.
Volume 2, Issue 4 of Lost Colony, a quarterly magazine of mid-length (10,000 to 25,000 words) science fiction and fantasy in all of their varieties. You can read this story online for free (with ads) here, but this ebook edition also includes an Editor’s Note in which the editor explains why this story was chosen for publication.
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