An insurance claim is being assessed – by a representative of a company which very, very rarely pays out for unforseen accidents. The sfnal element is the background in which it is possible to bring people back to life. This leaves the question of human motivations, and these, and human emotions are effectively and affectingly addressed.
- Tad Williams. The Tenth Muse. (The New Space Opera 2).
- Eugene Fischer. Adrift. (Asimovs Apr/May 2010)