Falling Onto Mars

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"Falling Onto Mars"
Author Geoffrey A. Landis
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Science fiction short story
Published in Analog Science Fiction and Fact
Publication type Periodical
Media type Print (Magazine)
Publication date July/August 2002

"Falling Onto Mars" is a science fiction short story written in 2002 by Geoffrey A. Landis. It won the 2003 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.[1]

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The story is told from the point of view of a great great grandchild of a prisoner exiled to Mars. The narrator gives a brief history of how prisoners came to be sent to Mars in the first place, and then tells the story of Jared Vargas and his wife Kayla.

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