Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The Orientation, by Julianna Baggott

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[Strange Horizons]

(SF Adventure) The narrator wakes from suspended animation in a future she never expected to live to see. But it’s not clear what use that future has for returnees, nor what it’s doing with them. (3,466 words; Time: 11m)

"," by (edited by Vanessa Rose Phin), appeared in issue 01/13/20, published on .

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Review: 2020.052 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: The story builds up a strong sense of mystery about what’s going on.

Con: It never answers any questions. Ultimately it makes no sense, and we end up feeling cheated.

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