Pat Cadigan. The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi. (Edge of Infinity).

Cadigan gets Strahan’s latest anthology off to a fine start. The volume is hot off the press so follow the link at the bottom of this review to buy a copy yourself to read if you want to avoid any spoilers!

The theme of the collection is humanity as yet till constrained to the solar system, and Cadigan looks at some of the tensions inherent in that through a JovOp crew, asteroid mining and generally tidying up out from Earth. There’s an inner/outer debate, with those further out in the system having taken some major evolutionary steps the better to live out there. The narrator, who tells the story with a pleasant vibe, is onesuch, a calamarically long way from his Two-Stepper origins. With a follow-up comet to Shoemaker-Levy about to hit Jupiter, things start to happen…

Full review : (Edge of Infinity)

One Response to Pat Cadigan. The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi. (Edge of Infinity).

  1. Carl V. December 9, 2012 at 1:14 pm #

    I enjoyed the way this one kicked off as well. I wished the story had done just a bit more…I don’t know what…but it was still a very nice start to what I hope is a good collection.

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