This is part II of VERA 2016 poll. The results of both polls will be combined.
Please read the stories that follow, then rank all five stories according to your preference, 1 being your favorite and 5 being your least favorite. Voting will be open until February 6, 2018. You may only vote once. The two highest-ranked stories will be announced on February 12, 2018 as our VERA winner and runner-up.