Friday, November 3, 2017

The Day the Wizards Came, by Rachel Swirsky

Read this issue
(Alternate History Fantasy) On 9/11, a squad of wizards from the UK appears and uses magic to prevent most of the carnage. (2,391 words; Time: 07m)

Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Not Recommended

"The Day the Wizards Came," by (edited by John Joseph Adams), appeared in issue 90, published on .

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

Pro: It’s nice to see magic used for such a wholesome purpose.

Con: It’s little more than a wish-fulfilment fantasy, with no plot, no character development, no nothing. And it gets dull fast.

Other Reviews: Search Web, Browse Review Sites (Issue 90)
Rachel Swirsky Info: Interviews, Websites, ISFDB, FreeSFOnline

Follow RSR on Twitter, Facebook, RSS, or E-mail.

No comments (may contain spoilers):

Post a Comment (comment policy)