Sunday, November 21, 2021

Sinew and Steel Find Line

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

from
"Sinew and Steel and What They Told"
by
Carrie Vaughn 

DYARJHY TU BVYK, G VRSY HJXSGSYL FTCE YCTJEV BVRB G PGFF ZXYDRDFO CTB LGY. 


Substitute the letter N for C, but not C for N.












ANSWER

BECAUSE OF THEM, I HAVE SURVIVED LONG ENOUGH THAT I WILL PROBABLY NOT DIE.

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Come Revolution Find Line

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

from
"Come the Revolution"
by
Ian Tregillis 

ICK FI G QUPFWR ITDAHZDXK UL QKZGA GWO RAGII, GWO ZCK ZFTBZUTBFWR FI CKX QKTCGWFTGA CKGXZSKGZ. 


Substitute the letter K for B, but not B for K.












ANSWER

SHE IS A MOVING SCULPTURE OF METAL AND GLASS, AND THE TICKTOCKING IS HER MECHANICAL HEARTBEAT.

Friday, November 19, 2021

Laws of Impermanence Find Line

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

from
"Laws of Impermanence"
by
Kenneth Schneyer 

F’J LXFCFAB CZFK FA U ZMXXD UAE F’J BHFAB CH IMC FC KHJQIWUSQ KUNQ. 


Substitute the letter D for E, but not E for D.












ANSWER

I’M WRITING THIS IN A HURRY AND I’M GOING TO PUT IT SOMEPLACE SAFE.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Father Find Line

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

from
"Father"
by
Ray Nayler 

LAX CKJKL PNZ IXCS LNYY, NOW ZTYIXC, NOW UKYTZAXW LK N ATEA ZATOX.


Substitute the letter D for W, but not W for D.












ANSWER

THE ROBOT WAS VERY TALL, AND SILVER, AND POLISHED TO A HIGH SHINE.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Knock Knock Find Line

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

from
"Knock, Knock, Said the Ship"
by
Rati Mehrotra 

C BLIRT TSEF KCAMP A FCETM RMMPFM TIR CO SU SX KMEM C OCRPKSYD.


Substitute the letter R for E, but not E for R.












ANSWER

A YOUNG GIRL WAVED A LARGE NEEDLE GUN AS IF IT WERE A SANDWICH.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Pax Mongolica Story Line

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

from
"Pax Mongolica"
by
Evan Marcroft 

A’B LYFT POXP EXRM POTC OXDACH POT BSCHSZAXC XFBW FSZZ YK SC WSY GXL X GOSZT XKSRXZWKPAR POACH.


Substitute the letter R for F, but not F for R.












ANSWER

I’M SURE THAT BACK THEN HAVING THE MONGOLIAN ARMY ROLL UP ON YOU WAS A WHOLE APOCALYPTIC THING,

Friday, November 12, 2021

Beyond the Dragons Gate Find Line

 

"Find the Story Line" Puzzle

from
"Beyond the Dragon's Gate"
by
Yoon Ha Lee 

RAP JFKBAFU’B YFDP CUWESPZ BWZPTFHB UWSP F SIWCP BUFBA.


Substitute the letter K for S, but not S for K.












ANSWER

THE MARSHAL’S GAZE FLICKED SIDEWAYS LIKE A KNIFE SLASH.