Infinite Stars
Infinite Stars
Author various
Publication date 2017
Pages 674
ISBN 978-1-4767-8213-3
Infinite Stars is a collection of short stories and novellas in space opera settings by various older and contemporary authors, first published by Titan Books in 2017.

The anthology of space opera themed stories by anglophone authors, throughout the whole history of the space opera genre. The editor of Infinite Stars was Bryan Thomas Schmidt.

The collection contains a single novelette contributed by Alastair Reynolds. It is a story set in the Revelation Space universe, titled Night Passage. [1] [2] [3]

In 2018, Night Paasage was also published in that year's anthology annual The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection, by St Martins/Griffin (ed Gardner Dozois). [4]

Contents Edit

Authors and their works included in this collection. [5]

  • Poul Anderson - Duel on Syrtis
  • Robert Silverberg - The Iron Star
  • David Weber - Our Sacred Honor
  • Jack Campbell - Shore Patrol
  • Elizabeth Moon - All In A Day’s Work
  • Nnedi Okofaror - Binti (2015/2016)
  • Lois McMaster Bujold - The Borders of Infinity
  • Kevin J. Anderson & Brian Herbert - The Waters of Kanly
  • David Drake - Cadet Cruise
  • Orson Scott Card - Renegat
  • Catherine Asaro - The Wages of Honor
  • Chuck Gannon - Taste of Ashes
  • William C. Dietz - The Good Shepherd
  • Cordwainer Smith - The Game Of Rat and Dragon (1955)
  • Linda Nagata - Region Five
  • Alastair Reynolds - Night Passage (2017)
  • Jean Johnson - How To Be A Barbarian in the Late 25th Century
  • Bennett R. Coles - Twenty Excellent Reasons
  • Jody Lynn Nye - Imperium Imposter
  • Dave Bara - Last Day Of Training


  1. Brief article on the short story Night Passage and its publication in anthologies,, 3 October 2018
  2. Infinite Stars, Titan Books, 2017, ed Bryan Thomas Schmidt,
  3. Infinite Stars: The Definitive Anthology of Space Opera and Military SF, the official website of Bryan Thomas Schmidt, 2017
  4. The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection (St Martins/Griffin, ed Gardner Dozois),, 13 August 2018
  5. Infinite Stars: The Definitive Anthology of Space Opera and Military SF, the official website of Bryan Thomas Schmidt, 2017

See also Edit

Revelation Space series
A Prefect Dreyfus Emergency
(crime fiction series, 2007-present)
Aurora Rising (2007) | Open and Shut (short story midquel, 2018) | Elysium Fire (2018)
Chasm City
(standalone novel, 2001)
Inhibitor trilogy
(main novel series, 2000-2003)
Revelation Space (2000) | Redemption Ark (2002) | Absolution Gap (2003)

Galactic North
(2006, short stories)
Great Wall of Mars | Glacial | A Spy in Europa | Weather
Dilation Sleep | Grafenwalder's Bestiary | Nightingale | Galactic North
Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days
(2003, novellas)
Diamond Dogs | Turquoise Days
Other anthologies
Deep Navigation (2010) - Monkey Suit (2009)
Beyond the Aquila Rift (2016) - The Last Log of the Lachrimosa (2014)
Infinite Stars (2017) - Night Passage (2017)

Subterranean Press Magazine (2014, summer issue) - The Last Log of the Lachrimosa (2014)
Gollancz / Hachette UK (2018) - Open and Shut (2018)

Revelation Space universe | Alastair Reynolds | Websites
Cultural and scientific references | Adaptations | Translations
Book cover art | Fan art

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