Weird Science, Stepford Wives, that episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer… Genre fiction abounds with tales of men creating (or attempting to create) the perfect woman. Now it’s the woman’s turn. But being female, she’s flexible. She doesn’t just want to create the perfect man. She wants the perfect companion, be it man, beast or washing machine.
Featuring stories by Paul Weimer, Alasdair Stuart, Francesca Terminiello, C.J. Paget, Andrew Reid, Juliet McKenna, Rob Haines, Ren Warom, Suzanne McLeod and Adrian Tchaikovsky. Edited by Mhairi Simpson.