Monday, September 7, 2015

God Mode, by Daniel H. Wilson

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A young man studying to be a video-game designer falls in love with a classmate after she falls and hits her head--the same day all the stars went out. (3,152 words; Time: 10m)

Rating: ★★★☆☆ Average

"," by (edited by John Joseph Adams), appeared in issue 64, published on .

Mini-Review (click to view--possible spoilers)

I wasn't expecting this outcome; given the video-game angle, I thought we'd find the Earth was really a simulation being shut down--not that the protagonist and his wife were old and dying and transferring their minds into a simulation.

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1 comment (may contain spoilers):

  1. I agree with the rating. Your review clarified the ending - thanks.