A story that perhaps teeters a little over the dividing line between touching and sentimentality.
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Shorter story in which a young woman leaving Earth on the first colony ship has to work out how to take part of her culture and history with her, and come to terms with the separation from her sister. It’s a shorter story, and skims through the issues quickly.
A consecutive short and emotionally intense story in the issue looking at the impact on humans of loss through an sfnal lens.
Golden Age sf tropes being trodden, as aliens who are protecting earth from the rest of the universe are about to welcome us to the galactic fold, but upon closer investigation find some of our behaviours particulary worrying, report their concerns.
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A big book, with a huge amount of top quality SF.
Catastrophe Baker meets his match with Voluptia von Climax, in a tongue in cheek homage to bygone space opera.
In a dusty old frontier town a dessicated corpse swings in the breeze, the word ‘shame’ scrawled against the gallows, testament to the folly of the rough justice dispensed by the townsfolks.
This issue got caught up in the big revamp of Best SF, and wasn’t reviewed close to the reading of the stories. Time being short, I had planned to give a quick recap on the stories a couple of months later – which would be one way of identifying which stories had more impact at […]