A great many people only experience science fiction by what my mother and millions of others referred to as "monster movies." From Frankenstein up to Aliens and beyond, the unknown and the unexplored are often our undoing.
BLEAK HORIZONS, edited by Tarl Hoch, is a wonderful collection of 15 stories that mix SF and Horror with various levels of anthropomorphic settings and characters. And, full disclosure, one of those stories is mine. Happily, the mix includes more than just blood thirsty monsters and end of the universe scenarios.