Brilliant physicist, Linda Cline (not to be confused with Linda Klein, the brilliant actor.) just wanted to see if the Universe next door was any better than ours. All the generals and their various factions just wanted to get on with their war…stealing Linda’s tech seemed like a great way to do that. Who knew the neighbors would be home when she knocked? See what sort of welcome she gets in “Universes, Like Champagne” found in Laura Givens’ story collection CRISIS AVERTED.