A solid piece of world-building and characterisation, albeit with a fairly minimal fantasy element. Set on a Pacific island, we follow the life(and death) of a ship-builder, as we see his loves, his losses, his actions, and his mistakes.
- Albert E. Cowdrey. Mindbender. (Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan/Feb 2012)
- Carrie Vaughn. Harry and Marlowe and the Talisman of the Cult of Egil. (Lightspeed Magazine, February 2012)