Friday, January 22, 2016

The Caretakers, by David Nickle cover image
(Mainstream) A group of people travel from all over the country to meet their mysterious benefactor. (5,810 words)

Rating: NR, Not rated, no speculative content

"The Caretakers," by (edited by Ellen Datlow) was published by .

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

Pro: The story is very well-written. Dialogue, pacing, setting--it all works.

Con: There's no SF or fantasy to it at all, and the story has no proper ending either.

1 comment (may contain spoilers):

  1. The tone felt like there could be a fantastical explanation, but it's left too mysterious to tell.