McMullen captures the tone nicely, the story reading like a Conan Doyle story, as a young man who sees the future as being with electricity and not steam, finds his future quite, quite changed.
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In the reign of Emperor Gaius Julius Caeser Augustus Germanicus, a hunter of escaped slaves finds he is more than met his match with a woman with strange powers.
An entertaining novelette mashup of steampunk/Goth/Victoriana/aviation, with more than enough detailing to cause a few Gentlemen’s Trouser Moments from afficianados of the genre.
Napleonic alternate history with a touch of the cthulhian terrors.
As bleakly intense a take on climate change and its consequences as you’ll find.
A quick whizzthrough the issue, stories skimmed/read to varying degrees, with Sean McMullen the pick of a routine issue of Analog.
Kim Lakin-Smith. Johnny and Emmie-Lou Get Married. Steam-driven 1950s Rebel Without a Cause type-punks. After cyberpunk, and steampunk, presumably punkpunk. With a Romeo and Juliet cross-gang love affair, the titular couple are in a race to get to the church in time – before they get wasted by her ex. Short and entertaining while it […]
Cover art by Jim Burns, who last appeared on issue 199, and whilst these breasts are slightly less improbable, the outfit rather stretches the suspension of disbelief. It proved pretty difficult reading this on a plane whilst having to keep the front cover folded over and out of site. For what it’s worth, I’d be […]