REVIEW: End of Month Reviews #73 - January 2010 [spoilers]
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Sun Feb 28 14:49:45 PST 2010
On Sun, 28 Feb 2010 01:12:21 +0000 (UTC), Saxon Brenton wrote:
> Journey Into... #9
> 'Bitter Beans'
> It's very effective for getting to know
> the character, and I found myself hoping that - despite the very long
> odds against him getting home by himself - that the weasely little man
> makes good.
> The Stars Are Just
> A Miscellaneous [Misc] post
> by Andrew Perron
> Intriguing. The opening setup of this short story - with mental
> battles during space flight - reminded me strongly of Cordwainer Smith's
> classic SF story 'The Game of Rat and Dragon'.
Ooooh, interesting. Haven't read it.
> And it did in a way, but I had missed the significance of
> the title as a variation on the Lovecraftian phrase 'When the stars are
> right' as well as all the other little hints about multi-dimensional
> geometry, and being dead but not dead and dreaming. So it came as a
> complete surprise that the stranded individual was revealed as Cthulhu,
> heroic pilot of the starship R'lyeh. A neat little self contained story.
Yay! That's exactly what I wanted to accomplish. <3
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, a long, long time ago, in a galaxy far,
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