A clever story to end Clarke’s volume.
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A story that bodes well for the pre-apocalypse anthology just out from John Joseph Adams and Hugh Howey.
An excellent collaboration by Klecka and Buckell which looks at the near-future options for a technologically advanced, non-violent incursion force to achieve regime change
Good to see a middle-aged woman in a lead role, and an army put together of similar women, although slightly jarring to have the cover and interior illustrations of an altogether younger and foxier woman!
Buckell explores issues that are the top of the list for me with regard to SF – what sacrifices will we have to make as individuals, and as a species, to make it out beyond our solar system? How will we maintain our essential humanity?
Adam Troy Castro. Unseen Demons. A touch of the ‘Lecters’ in that a young woman, with some dark secrets in her own past, has to confront a ‘monster’ in the shape of an Earth diplomat. Emil Sandburg, an otherwise dull and simple man, has been slaughtering specimens of the indigineous life form. There is a […]
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As with #1, another handsome collection of short SF from some of the biggest names in SF. Praise especially for making room for the lengthy Rosenbaum/Doctorow story.
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This is a very strong collection. Adams has trawled 25 years worth of high quality SF to put together the volume, and there’s an awful lot of good reading to be had.