Saturday, July 28, 2018

So Easy, by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam

★★★☆☆ Average

(Apocalypse) Most of the people in the world are probably dead, and the food has run out, but it ought to be safe to go outside now, and mom has a plan if only they can reach the ocean. (3,678 words; Time: 12m)

"So Easy," by (edited by Andy Cox), appeared in issue 276, published on by .

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Pro: The bits of back story gradually tell us a chilling story of some sort of geo-engineering effort meant to reverse global warming that ended up destroying the world instead.

Con: It’s quite a downer. She didn’t drown with her mother, and she managed to lose her virginity to a nice boy, but they’re still going to starve.

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