And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side

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And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side is a science fiction short story by American author James Tiptree, Jr.. It was originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction's March 1972 edition.[1]

Plot[edit]

The story is set in the far future, when humanity has begun to interact with aliens from all over the galaxy. A station engineer at a space port tells a cautionary tale to a young journalist about becoming obsessed with alien visitors, and his own history of sexual obsession with travelers from other worlds.

Publications[edit]

This short story has been reprinted in numerous anthologies over the years:[2]

Awards[edit]

"And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side" received or was nominated for several awards.

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