The House Beyond Your Sky

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"The House Beyond Your Sky"
Author Benjamin Rosenbaum
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Science fiction
Published in Strange Horizons
Publication type Web Site
Publication date 2006

The House Beyond Your Sky is a science fiction short story written in 2006 by Benjamin Rosenbaum.

The story is about Matthias, a priest of an extremely ancient and highly advanced race of beings, who inhabit a cold and dying universe. Matthias maintains a library of virtual universes, including the one inhabited by humans. However, he has also begun to construct a new, real universe, attracting the attention of one of the most powerful members of his race. So, as he watches a sorrowful little girl in one of his virtual worlds, Matthias prepares for the arrival of this pilgrim, who has an interesting proposal.

The House Beyond Your Sky was nominated for the 2007 Hugo award for Best Short Story.