Friday, June 10, 2016

Cory for Coriolis, by John Shirley

(Hard SF) Although they've never been close, Cory accepts his fabulously rich father's invitation to fly with him into the heart of the biggest hurricane ever. (7,622 words)

Rating: 2, Not Recommended

"Cory for Coriolis," by appeared in the July/August 2016 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, published , by .

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

Pro: The descriptions of the Butcher Bird and the storm are fascinating, and the story provides almost non-stop tension.

Con: The dialog and narration are wooden. Noel is so reckless it's impossible to believe he was a success, and Cory's motivations make little sense.

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