Thursday, January 10, 2019

Venus in Bloom, by Lavie Tidhar

★★★☆☆ Average

(SF Colony) A vignette about what happens on a Venerean cloud colony when an old man dies in his sleep and those who love him come to bid him farewell. (2,524 words; Time: 08m)

"," by (edited by Neil Clarke), appeared in issue 148, published on .

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Review: 2019.052 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: It shows us a slice of life on the cloud city, and that has a certain interest to it.

Con: There’s no plot and no action.

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2 comments (may contain spoilers):

  1. A glimpse at some interesting world-building, but that's all we get.

    1. It's almost like he's exploring the idea of writing a longer story in the setting.