Saturday, January 2, 2016

Telltale, by Matthew Hughes

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(High Fantasy; Raffalon) Raffalon the thief's latest contract goes wrong when he's transported to a gray world that he must figure out how to escape. Entertaining. (9,682 words; Time: 32m)

Rating: ★★★☆☆ Average
Recommended By: GDozois:4

"Telltale," by (edited by C.C. Finlay), appeared in issue 01-02|16, published on by .

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Pro: Raffalon's determined efforts to find a way out before he gets killed--even though he doesn't know exactly how he'll be killed--keep the story entertaining all the way to the end. The vivid descriptions make it all feel real.

Con: The story is simple and uncomplicated.

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1 comment (may contain spoilers):

  1. Pretty good, but I kinda wonder if the some of the stories he told or the one he'll have after recovering the demon's teeth might be better!