Friday, June 3, 2016

Omoshango, by Dayo Ntwari

(Science Fantasy) A Nigerian program to develop people who can fly encounters opposition. (9,431 words)

Rating: 2, Not Recommended

"Omoshango," by appeared in the June 2016 issue of Lightspeed Magazine (Issue 73), published . This story is only available in paid copies of the magazine. It is not available online.

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Pro: The scenes of life in Nigeria feel very realistic.

Con: Almost nothing else in this story is believable at all. Why would the UN authorize an invasion of Nigeria just because someone saw a flying man?

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