Recovery, by Aled James Taylor, has finished 1st in the 2013 Science Fiction Writing Contest. Let Us Dream by fmmarcy won second place. Our other contest finalists were: The Cut and the Cards by Monte Thompson Synthesis by Eain Onward Ancora by Joe309 Congratulations to Aled James Taylor in his first place win, fmmarcy, our second place winner, and all five contest finalists. It was a close vote. Thank you all for entering and everyone for participating, judging, reading, and voting. Contest winners, I'll be in contact with you shortly about claiming your prizes. I've de-anonymized the contest entries and unlocked the threads, so all entries should be publicly viewable and open for comment. Thank you all, and congrats to our winners!