Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Breathe, by Cassandra Khaw

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(Hard SF) Deep under the lightless ocean of an alien planet, you study the only lifeform ever discovered there. (2,659 words; Time: 08m)

Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Not Recommended

"," by (edited by Neil Clarke), appeared in issue 116, published on .

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Pro: A classic hard SF story in which the heroine figures out that the predators are drawn to light and uses that to save her companions, sacrificing herself.

Con: The purple prose makes this story really hard to get into.

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