Friday, April 22, 2016

"Or I Wil Harrie Them Out of This Land", by Thomas M. Waldroon

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(Historical Fiction) In the 1630s, two brothers move to the New World to escape religious persecution. This story covers 50 years of their lives there. (13,839 words; Time: 46m)

Rating: Not Rated No Speculative Element

"," by (edited by Scott H. Andrews), appeared in issue 198, published on .

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Although the afterword makes a reference to one of the brothers being telepathic, I didn't get that when I read the story, so it's very subtle and unimportant to the story. Worse, this is a tale, not a story; it has no plot, just a sequence of things that happen.

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1 comment (may contain spoilers):

  1. (Hmm, I thought I already left a comment here, but I must have closed the tab before hitting publish.)

    There are hints that James really is a witch and that the brothers have a psychic connection. However, the main purpose of the story seems to be displaying the research the author did into his genealogy and New England history.

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