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The Fifth Dragon
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The Fifth Dragon

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Author: Ian McDonald
Publisher: Tor.com Publishing, 2015
Solaris, 2014
Series: Luna

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Genre: Science-Fiction
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The Fifth Dragon is about a pair of new moon workers, Achi and Adriana, who find comfort in this alien place in one another's company, only to learn that their time together is strictly limited. 'The Fifth Dragon' flies back and forth between their first days as a pair and their final moments as friends, underscoring that the end of everything is inevitable.

The story originally appeared in Jonathan Strahan's Reach for Infinity (2014). It is also included in Jonathan Strahan's The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year: Volume Nine (2015) and Gardner Dozios' The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Second Annual Collection (2015).

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The Fifth Dragon

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  (3/9/2016)

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