Monday, November 21, 2016

How the Damned Live On, by James Sallis

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(Fantasy) Shipwrecked with a giant spider, threatened by a pirate ship, the narrator has some concerns. (875 words; Time: 02m)

Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Not Recommended

"How the Damned Live On," by (edited by Sheila Williams), appeared in issue 12|16, published on by .

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Pro: There are a few laughs in it. E.g. the spider and the parrot becoming close.

Con: I have no idea what this story is trying to say. Does anyone?

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1 comment (may contain spoilers):

  1. I think it's a horror piece because the spider lives out of time so she can see the narrator's approaching death? ("I miss you..." as the last line)