Sorry, folks, I’m a tad crunched right now.
However, I have an excellent solution for your reading needs.
Geoff Ryman (a notoriously excellent scribbler of all sorts of fascinating things) has a new story up at Tor.com, so go read that instead.
I want to see that movie about Santa Claus rasslin’ reindeer like a Lapland cowpoke, for sure. And that’s just the beginning of the awesome things therein.