Editorial
Sigrid Ellis

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

This issue is incredibly good.

Apex is privileged to work with some of the most imaginative, most powerful creators in genre these days. “A User Guide to the Application of Gem–Flowers,” by Bogi Takács is exquisite.

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Editorial
Sigrid Ellis

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

There are a lot of different ways to make a revolution.
I’m pulling this from memory, and Google wasn’t helpful, so forgive my errors. But there’s a story I’ve heard, about the five men who meet on a road.

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Editorial
Sigrid Ellis

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

A reviewer recently pointed out that these little introductory essays of mine are a bit strained as to theme. That I seem to stretch a point to unite all the disparate elements in an issue under one guiding umbrella, to completely mix my metaphors.

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Editorial
Sigrid Ellis

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

“Who are you?”

“What do you want?”

The television program Babylon 5 made these questions a central theme of the series. Elder races, nigh–unto–gods to the younger species that crowded the screen, would ask these questions of our protagonists. What do you want? Who are you?

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Editorial
Sigrid Ellis

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

The world works in downright strange ways.

Magazines are put together months in advance. It was in, oh, December of last year, I think, that Cameron and Elise and I determined that the April issue of Apex would be about repair.

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Editorial
Sigrid Ellis

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

Angels fall. Humans fall. We fall in love. We fly, and we fall, and sometimes we can’t tell the difference.

This month Apex brings you tales of flight, tales of plummeting, and tales of infinite chances. In many ways this month is a month of fresh starts and do–overs.

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Editorial
Sigrid Ellis

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

This Is the End of the World

A few months ago a coworker of mine was complaining about the television series The Walking Dead. In all the stories we have about the end of the world, he said, why can’t we have a story about smart people doing the right thing?

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