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Worlds-Eric Flint (2009).jpg
cover of the first edition
Author Eric Flint
Cover artist Tom Kidd
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction, fantasy
Publisher Baen Books
Publication date
February 1, 2009
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 559 pp
ISBN 978-1-4165-9142-9

Worlds is a collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories by Eric Flint. It was first published in hardcover and ebook format by Baen Books on February 1, 2009; a paperback edition was issued by the same publisher in October 2011.[1]

The collection consists of ten short works of fiction, together with a preface, introductory notes introducing the individual stories and a bibliography of the author's works.


  • "Preface"

The Belisarius series

The 1632 series

  • "Author's Note"
  • "The Wallenstein Gambit" (from Ring of Fire, January 2004)

The Anne Jefferson stories

The Honor Harrington series

The Joe's World series

  • "Author's Note"
  • "Entropy, and the Strangler" (from L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume IX, October 1993)
  • "The Realm of Words" (from Jim Baen's Universe, June 2007)

The Rats, Bats & Vats series

  • "Author's Note"
  • "Genie Out of the Bottle" (with Dave Freer) (from Cosmic Tales II: Adventures in Far Futures, February 2005)

The Ranks of Bronze series

  • "Author's Note"
  • "Carthago Delenda Est" (from Foreign Legions, June 2001)
  • "Appendix: Eric Flint Bibliography"