Saturday, November 3, 2018

Swear Not by the Moon, by Seanan McGuire

★★☆☆☆ Not Recommended

(Planetary SF) In which we learn how a wealthy heiress developed a colony on Titan and what became of it in later years. (6,269 words; Time: 20m)

"Swear Not by the Moon," by (edited by Jonathan Strahan), appeared in (RSR review), published on by .

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Review: 2018.614 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: The setting is interesting, and the descriptions are colorful.

Con: The basic plot is very simple: heiress gets kidnapped, but mom beats up the security guard and makes him reveal her location. The rest of it is infodumps and lectures.

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  1. Reprinted online at Lightspeed 131 (Apr 2021):