Reed starts off, as often he does, with a big picture, then focusses in on the individual.
Reynolds’ short stories are rarer than hen’s teeth these days, so I looked forward to reading this story once I spotted his name on the cover (which has an illustration of a spacesuited figure with a seagull tied to his lap….)
Stories by Bonnie Jo Stufflbeam, T.R. Napper, Neil Williamson, Pandora Hope, Christien Gholson. Cover by Martin Hanford. Napper and Williamson the pick of the bunch for me.
Blackly comic four-pager from Williamson which is a treat (but not a high calorie fatty treat, upon which ASDaTESCo would frown).
Who needs a big Hollywood budget, Big Name scriptwriters and actors, and CGI to make a film?
Well, 16th April 2015 marks 15 years exactly since I set up Best SF. The
Gentle look a the risks of bluffing your way through immigration citing your creativity as your reason for entry. Especially when that creativity belongs to someone else.
A piratical yarn for those of you for whom Pirates of the Caribbean #3 left you wanting more…
Gentle romp through some time travelling tropes as a married couple decided to revisit their wedding day, and do much more than simply observe their younger selves.
A very alien opening, then less so in parts.
I’m quite happy to ‘fess up to perhaps missing something in the story!
Cassandra being a Greek mythological prophet. BTW the story is online here. A young woman
An interesting story with a couple of dimensions and element to it, that just didn’t quite fit together closely for me for it to work.
A neat story from an author new to me.
A story series I disengaged from a while back.
A young girl living in poverty in a walled city in the mountains finds that telling her stories to the wind leads her to a life beyond her dreams.
A near-future in which the USA has gone to hell, with the states anything but united, as civil insurgency, triggered by an NRA terrorist attach, and climate change has put the lid on Lightning Jack’s career as a top NASCAR driver.