The skeleton animation skills of Bijou the Artificier are called upon. Big time.
Tag Archives | Elizabeth Bear
Bear had a singleton story in the second of this three volume trilogy, and has another in this volume, which also features a determined, resourceful lead character.
A singleton story amidst the second installment stories in this middle volume of the apocalypse trilogy.
Bear’s ‘Boojum’ and ‘Mongoose’, co-authored with Sarah Monette, were notably imaginative stories, but this one by Bear just fails to live up to the standard.
A locked room murder mystery in near future India that has depth, physics, astronomy, First Contact, cloning, and a talking cat. What’s not to like?
Looks at bio-medicine, and posits whether medicating against certain human frailties may not be a good thing.
A beautiful robot, but one with no sense of self, and consequently closer to a sex toy, is found over the body of her owner.
Politics and backstory to flesh out the action in a story that lives up to its predecessor.