Sunday, May 22, 2016

Rambunctious, by Rick Wilber

(SF) Fourth-grade Emma lives in Florida with her grandparents. Emma doesn't fit in at school, and Grandma doesn't help by saying the family is from outer space and aliens are coming for them soon. (5,498 words)

Rating: 3, Unremarkable

"Rambunctious," by appeared in the June 2016 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction, published April 29, 2016, by .

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

Pro: Emma does eventually learn the truth, and she learns to be content with what she is.

Con: There aren't any surprises here.

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