Thursday, August 3, 2017

These Deathless Bones, by Cassandra Khaw

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(Horror) The king’s only son is a rude and brutal child, and his new wife, a witch, hates him passionately. (2,756 words; Time: 09m)

Rating: ★★★☆☆ Average

"," by (edited by Ellen Datlow), published on by .

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Pro: The whole bone-magic thing is interesting. It’s a nice twist that the bones of those he killed will replace his own, and he’ll live like a ghost.

Con: It’s not much of a story. The prince is 100% evil. The narrator is nearly a Mary Sue.

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