Originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction, April/May 2006.
- 2007 Hugo Award nomination, best novella
- 2007 Nebula Award nomination, best novella
- 2006 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award finalist
- Locus Recommended Reading List, 2007
- Reprinted in Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition, edited by Rich Horton (Prime Books)
- Reprinted in Czech in Trochu Divné Kusy 3, edited by Martin Šust (Laser Books)
- Translated into Japanese by Yoshio Kobayashi
Jude is a young boy living in a technophobic religious enclave within a much larger space station. When his father sends him to work among the biomodded Sculpted, Jude encounters a wider world he knew nothing about, and finds himself confronted by choices he couldn't have imagined just days earlier.