Christmas is a time for miracle, scientific and otherwise, and for amazing surprises that can only occur at this very special time of the year. But what marvels will the holidays bring to the far future--and alien worlds light-years from the North Pole? In this celebratory collection, many of today's finest writers of fantasy and science fiction unwrap startling visions of the future of Christmas: A father's gift opens up the universe for all humanity. A very unusual Christmas spirit brings confusion-and romance-to a modern young woman. And a devout researcher uncovers the shattering secret of the original Star of Bethlehem. These and other stories shine like sparkling, unearthly ornaments on a fresh green tree of holiday traditions.
'Twas the night before tomorrow, and all through the galaxy, nothing burns as bright as...Christmas Stars.