Neat take on the post-fall of humanity trope. A visitor arrives in the remaining village on the planet Dimhope, and through his use of some advanced tech, he teases stories out of some of the villagers – full humans, and those that are less so.
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Bob(s) comes face to face with his/their alter ego(s), and finds whilst he/they are a pretty mean dude(s), he/they might not be the meanest Bob(s) they they know. Thinks look bleak for Bob.
A look at the problems of growing in to adulthood in the future.
Esther M. Friesner. At These Prices. Lightweight, very lightweight humour, involving a particularly unappealing hotel guest who takes much more from the hotel than the bath robe. The humour didn’t really work for me, so after a while it was a skim through to the end of a story which just felt a tad olde-fashioned. […]
Chris Willrich. Penultima Thule. Gaunt and Bone return for more cod-fantasy fun, the story being partly in tribute to the recently departed John Morressy, a fellow supplier of comic fantasy. If your fancy runs to stories of wizards and magicke, and you can’t wait for the next Harry Potter novel, then this will doubtless keep […]
Albert E. Cowdrey. The Posthumous Man. Cowdrey takes us once again to New Orleans. Wentworth is an antiques dealer, specialising in Funerary Arts. An old tombstone behind which is a murderous tale comes his way, bringing bad fortune to him. Benjamin Rosenbaum. Droplet. A far-future postmodern couple in deep space come across an ancient planet […]
A strong collection, with the Purdom story somewhat of a struggle.
A strong collection of stories, with Steele being the most routine.