A Darkling Sea

A story of first contact among humans and two alien civilizations in the dark waters of an ice-covered sea on a distant moon.

James L. Cambias is a science fiction writer and game designer. His first novel, A Darkling Sea, was published by Tor in 2014, and his new book Corsair came out in 2015. His stories have been featured in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Nature, and several original anthologies. He is a cofounder of Zygote Games, designed Bone Wars: The Game of Ruthless Paleontology, and has written or contributed to more than a dozen tabletop role-playing game books.