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== Synopsis ==
 
== Synopsis ==
 
 
''A crippled ship, a Big Unidentified Thing in deep space, treachery and more.'' <ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20181009033633/http://bestsf.net/the-years-best-science-fiction-thirty-fifth-annual-collection-ed-gardner-dozois-st-martins-griffin-2018/ ''The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection'' (St Martins/Griffin, ed Gardner Dozois)], BestSF.net, 13 August 2018</ref>
 
''A crippled ship, a Big Unidentified Thing in deep space, treachery and more.'' <ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20181009033633/http://bestsf.net/the-years-best-science-fiction-thirty-fifth-annual-collection-ed-gardner-dozois-st-martins-griffin-2018/ ''The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection'' (St Martins/Griffin, ed Gardner Dozois)], BestSF.net, 13 August 2018</ref>
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The story follows the experiences of [[Ultranauts|Ultra]] [[Rauma Bernsdottir]] of the [[Lighthugger|lighthugger]] ''[[Equinoctial]]'', carrying a group of [[Conjoiners|Conjoiner]] passengers. The ship runs into an area of space exhibiting the [[Shroud]] phenomennon - the first such mysterious area of space encountered by humanity.
   
 
== Publication history ==
 
== Publication history ==
It was first published by Titan Books in 2017, as part of an anthology of space opera themed short stories by various anglophone authors, titled ''Infinite Stars'' (ed Bryan Thomas Schmidt). In 2018, it 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). <ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20190706142814/http://bestsf.net/alastair-reynolds-night-passage-infinite-stars-ed-schmidt-titan-books-2017/ Brief article on the short story ''Night Passage'' and its publication in anthologies], BestSF.net, 3 October 2018</ref> <ref>[https://titanbooks.com/9264-infinite-stars/ ''Infinite Stars'', Titan Books, 2017, ed Bryan Thomas Schmidt], TitanBooks.com</ref> <ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20181009033633/http://bestsf.net/the-years-best-science-fiction-thirty-fifth-annual-collection-ed-gardner-dozois-st-martins-griffin-2018/ ''The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection'' (St Martins/Griffin, ed Gardner Dozois)], BestSF.net, 13 August 2018</ref>
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It was first published by Titan Books in 2017, as part of an anthology of space opera themed short stories by various anglophone authors, titled ''[[Infinite Stars]]'' (ed Bryan Thomas Schmidt). In 2018, it 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). <ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20190706142814/http://bestsf.net/alastair-reynolds-night-passage-infinite-stars-ed-schmidt-titan-books-2017/ Brief article on the short story ''Night Passage'' and its publication in anthologies], BestSF.net, 3 October 2018</ref> <ref>[https://titanbooks.com/9264-infinite-stars/ ''Infinite Stars'', Titan Books, 2017, ed Bryan Thomas Schmidt], TitanBooks.com</ref> <ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20181009033633/http://bestsf.net/the-years-best-science-fiction-thirty-fifth-annual-collection-ed-gardner-dozois-st-martins-griffin-2018/ ''The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection'' (St Martins/Griffin, ed Gardner Dozois)], BestSF.net, 13 August 2018</ref>
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== Gallery ==
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Infinite Stars.jpg|''[[Infinite Stars]]'' anthology (2017) <br>- first publication
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== References ==
 
== References ==
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
{{Revelation Space series}}
 
{{Revelation Space series}}
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== External links ==
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*[http://www.alastairreynolds.com/release/chasm-city/ Official article on ''Night Passage''] at [http://www.alastairreynolds.com/ Alastair Reynolds' website] ''(noted as a forthcoming release in 2017)''
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* Author's blog
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** ''[https://approachingpavonis.blogspot.com/2017/10/infinite-stars.html Infinite Stars ]'' (28 October 2017)
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** ''[https://approachingpavonis.blogspot.com/2017/10/gestation-time.html Gestation Time]'' (29 October 2017)
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** ''[https://approachingpavonis.blogspot.com/2017/12/two-things-that-are-new-some-stories.html Two things that are new, some stories, and another novel ]'' (4 December 2017)
 
[[Category:Stories]]
 
[[Category:Stories]]

Latest revision as of 02:42, October 3, 2019

"Night Passage" is a short story set in the Revelation Space universe.

Synopsis Edit

A crippled ship, a Big Unidentified Thing in deep space, treachery and more. [1]

The story follows the experiences of Ultra Rauma Bernsdottir of the lighthugger Equinoctial, carrying a group of Conjoiner passengers. The ship runs into an area of space exhibiting the Shroud phenomennon - the first such mysterious area of space encountered by humanity.

Publication history Edit

It was first published by Titan Books in 2017, as part of an anthology of space opera themed short stories by various anglophone authors, titled Infinite Stars (ed Bryan Thomas Schmidt). In 2018, it 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). [2] [3] [4]

Gallery Edit

References Edit

  1. The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection (St Martins/Griffin, ed Gardner Dozois), BestSF.net, 13 August 2018
  2. Brief article on the short story Night Passage and its publication in anthologies, BestSF.net, 3 October 2018
  3. Infinite Stars, Titan Books, 2017, ed Bryan Thomas Schmidt, TitanBooks.com
  4. The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection (St Martins/Griffin, ed Gardner Dozois), BestSF.net, 13 August 2018

See alsoEdit

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

ANTHOLOGIES
Galactic North
(2006, short stories)
Great Wall of Mars | Glacial | A Spy in Europa | Weather
Dilation Sleep | Grafenwalder's Bestiary | Nightingale | Galactic North
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Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days
(2003, novellas)
Diamond Dogs | Turquoise Days
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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)

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

BEHIND THE SCENES / RELATED ARTICLES
Revelation Space universe | Alastair Reynolds | Websites
Cultural and scientific references | Adaptations | Translations
Book cover art | Fan art

External links Edit

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