Rob Chilson. Half as Old as Time. (Fantasy & Science Fiction, Sept/Oct 2013)

fsf130910Chilson closes the issue with a story in his Prime Mondeign series of which I have no ken, but which the intro indicates that he sees Jack Vance as being an inspiration for. Here Wrann travels to a remote place, to The Last City, home of Crecelius, the Last Man.

Crecelius exudes ennui from every pore, gives Wrann the justice which he has travelled to seek, sets him a task to slay a creature as penance, and indicate he himself is awaiting a noseless assailant.

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