Friday, July 6, 2018

The Phobos Experience, by Mary Robinette Kowal

★★★☆☆ Average

(Punchcard Punk; Lady Astronaut) The director of the Mars colony sends three people to investigate Phobos, which is apparently hollow. (7,140 words; Time: 23m)

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"The Phobos Experience," by (edited by C.C. Finlay), appeared in issue 07-08|18, published on by .

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Review: 2018.364 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: The mission is accomplished, the pirates are routed, and the general’s plot is defeated.

Con: The three astronauts were way too confident that no one could overhear their radio conversation.

Darlene’s secrecy about her vertigo endangered everyone else. It’s annoying that she suffers no consequences.

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