The Diagnostic Feast | William Shunn

The Diagnostic Feast

Originally published in Beyond the Last Star: Stories from the Next Beginning, edited by Sherwood Smith, SFF Net, October 2002.

Elven, Lynx, and Dido are sisters—of a sort. Highly evolved beings of pure energy, they come together billions of year in the future for a taste of life in the flesh, and perhaps to reconstruct what it once meant to be human.