Thursday, August 24, 2017

The Absence, by Robert R. Chase

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(SF Horror) Hollowell’s genius led to the development of the first space elevator, now nearing completion. What no one knows is that his genius has come at a price. (5,567 words; Time: 18m)

Rating: ★★★☆☆ Average

"The Absence," by (edited by Trevor Quachri), appeared in issue 09-10|17, published on by .

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Pro: There’s lots of tension as we approach the horrifying climax.

Con: The infodumps at the start of the story are almost fatal.

None of the characters is well-enough developed for us to care very much about their demise.

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