A story that packs a lot into a few pages.
A complex story, as you’d expected (and demand) from Broderick.
A shoo-in for a Year’s Best collection next year. I’d tip Dozois and Strahan himself to include this one in their respective volumes.
A strong issue, with stories from authors well-established and authors on the way up : Aliette de Bodard, Bruce McAllister, Caroline M. Yoachim, Damien Broderick, David Erik Nelson, Stephen Baxter.
Broderick suckers the reader into thinking his dyspeptic dystopian view is a wry comment on our current society, until…
It’s a good issue, without being a classic. Stories by Barzak, Broderick, Lindsey, Malcolm, Creasey, Kress, Garcia y Robertson, Reed, Kosmatka, Poore, Barton
An excellent issue. Rusch and Popkes perhaps the slightly weaker of the contributions, Broderick and Reed edging ahead of Blumstein, Zumsteg and Kowal.
Brian Stableford. The Great Armada. Stableford is evidently translating a number of classic French scientific romance and SF adventure into English, and has provided a number of lengthy and verbose tales of sixteenth century British coves such as Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Drake etal. This is one such tale. Robert Reed. True Fame. Reed continues [...]
Mary Rosenblum. Lion Walk. Science thriller set in an African game reserve where the second body in a few weeks is found – or rather, the remains of a second body, the lions, vultures and pack dogs having been at the unfortunate victims. A game warden has to choose how public to go with these [...]
Stories by : Bruce Sterling, Bud Sparhawk, Charles Sheffield, Cherry Wilder, Damian Broderick, Gene Wolfe., Gregory Benford, Gregory Feeley, Gwyneth Jones, Ian McDonald, James P Blaylock, Jim Cowan, John Kessel, Jonathan Lethem, Maureen F. McHugh, Michael Cassutt, Michael Swanwick, Mike Resnick, Nancy Kress, Paul Park, Robert Reed, Robert Silverberg, Stephen Baxter, Steven Utley, Tony Daniel, Walter Jon Williams, William Barton.