What's this Sci-Fi short story?
February 17, 2012 2:56 PM   Subscribe

What's this Sci-Fi short story? A scientist working on gender selection technology is contacted by future potential outcomes of his work (a male-dominated world and a woman-dominated world) that end up corresponding to the woman he marries.
posted by ropeladder to Media & Arts (4 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
Dammit! I've read this. Can't remember the author or title. As I recall, he's contemplating whether to marry Betty or Veronica, and winds up proposing to his secretary instead. His future descendants go poof.
posted by adamrice at 3:32 PM on February 17, 2012

Best answer: C.L. Moore's "Greater Than Gods" – it's in "The Best of" and probably other anthologies.
posted by zadcat at 3:42 PM on February 17, 2012

Best answer: A review of "Greater Than Gods" sure sounds like the same story. It's been collected a few times, and can be found online (ahem), as well.
posted by Chrysostom at 6:46 PM on February 17, 2012

Response by poster: That's definitely it. Thanks!
posted by ropeladder at 7:12 AM on February 18, 2012

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