Thursday, January 30, 2020

And All the Trees of the Forest Shall Clap Their Hands, by Sharon Hsu


(Portal Fantasy) A living tree tells how humans found a portal to her world proceeded to exploit its resources and enslave its people. (3,163 words; Time: 10m)

"And All the Trees of the Forest Shall Clap Their Hands," by (edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas), appeared in issue 32, published on .

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Review: 2020.057 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: It’s a strong statement against colonialization.

Con: It’s predictable and dull, and the message buries the story. Worse, it glorifies the murder of a toddler.

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