Table of Contents

  • Foreword—Brent Weeks
  • Introduction—John Joseph Adams
  • Homecoming—Robin Hobb
  • The Word of Unbinding—Ursula K. Le Guin
  • The Burning Man—Tad Williams
  • As the Wheel Turns—Aliette de Bodard
  • The Alchemist—Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Sandmagic—Orson Scott Card
  • The Road to Levinshir—Patrick Rothfuss
  • Rysn—Brandon Sanderson
  • While the Gods Laugh—Michael Moorcock
  • Mother of All Russiya—Melanie Rawn
  • Riding the Shore of the River of Death—Kate Elliott
  • The Bound Man—Mary Robinette Kowal
  • The Narcomancer—N. K. Jemisin
  • Strife Lingers in Memory—Carrie Vaughn
  • The Mad Apprentice—Trudi Canavan
  • Otherling—Juliet Marillier
  • The Mystery Knight—George R. R. Martin

Visit the Free Reads page to read selections from the anthology. You can also visit the Authors Interviews page where, as the title suggests, you can read interviews with the authors.