The season has just started, and Inspector Yuni Ichihara
loves his local baseball team. But when his phone rings one morning it puts him
on a case that will send him to the darkest places of that love. Inspector Ichihara has faith in his team, you
see? He has hopes for his city. But can he believe in himself?
Ron Collins is an avid baseball fan and a science fiction writer, having published more than 60 stories in professional publications such as Analog, Asimov's, and Nature. His work has received a Compuserve Readers HOMer award, and a Writers of the Future Prize..