Saturday, March 2, 2019

The Invitation, by Bud Sparhawk

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★★★☆☆ Average

(SF) A foreign visitor with a gold-plated invitation turns up at a bar and wonders where everyone is. (1,088 words; Time: 03m)

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"The Invitation," by (edited by Trevor Quachri), appeared in issue 03-04|19, published on by .

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Review: 2019.119 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: The mysterious visitor is explained at the end.

Con: : It’s not much of a surprise. Stephen Hawking already tried this trick. And scheduling it for a date in the past seems pointless.

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