Annalee Newitz explained how to evade a gamma ray burst from a hypernova by building subterranean cities. Lucy Corin read six of her apocalpyses. Ransom Stephens told the story of a polar bear fleeing climate change, from The Sensory Deception. Guy Benjamin Brookshire took us through his slide show of The Universe War. Angelica Oung opened with her story "Pod People."