Douglas Sterling

Douglas Sterling lives in Northern California and most of his stories concern robots, dehumanization, and other cheery topics. His friends think he’s a contrarian but, needless to say, he disagrees with them. To find out where else he’s been published, and to see a disturbing catalog of every book he’s ever read, please visit his Goodreads page.

Stories by Douglas Sterling

The New Guy

Illustrated by Mark Reihill

“This whole mess was Carmichael’s fault. He was the one that hired the new guy.” “Let me get this straight,” said the lawyer. “You’re blaming your brother-in-law for what happened up there?” “He should’a known better. Their kind puts good people out of work.” # It all started with my wife’s lard-o husband, Carmichael, dragging me into one …