Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Only Ten More Shopping Days Left Till Ragnarök, by James Morrow

(Near-Future Fantasy) The narrator and his wife take a vacation to the North Pole, but after a tragic accident, they're enlisted in an effort to save the world. (~8,200 words)

Rating: 3, Unremarkable

"Only Ten More Shopping Days Left Till Ragnarök," by appeared in Drowned Worlds (edited by Jonathan Strahan), published by .

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

Pro: The story has plenty of funny lines. E.g. Ugalik calls Golly "trollish" and he asks if that's a flattering terms up north, and Ugalik answers, "Not really, no."

Con: The political message is heavy-handed and annoying even when you agree with most of it.

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