REVIEW: End of Month Reviews #85 - January 2011 [spoilers]

Scott Eiler seiler at
Sun Feb 27 18:31:48 PST 2011

James Mason wrote and quoted Saxon:

>>      I'm not doing this for your benefit.  I'm doing it for mine.
>>      No, really.  It's that simple.  There was a time about a decade ago
>> when I would let other things get in the way of my reading of stories
>> posted to RACC - even stories in the Legion of Net.Heroes imprint,
>> which I like to think of myself as something of a continuity nerd
>> expert on.  I'd put them aside with the intent to come back to latter,
>> and then I never would.  Clearly this sort of behaviour was not
>> acceptable, and so I started the _End Of Month Reviews_ as a way to
>> *force* myself to both read and comprehend (so, no skimming) the
>> stories posted here.  This, incidentally, explains why sometimes my
>> reviews read less like reviews and more like plot summaries. 
> Huh, Interesting. I like how the point of the review is to improve the
> reviewer yet the reviews in general is to improve the reviewies. Very
> Interesting.

And now I won't feel left out when you don't review me.  Thanks, Saxon.

(signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> -------- ---------

Only their myths concerned peace and contentment, and that in such a
coercive, sullen package it was obvious that the Earth humans resented
the very idea.

- from "Passing" by Elaine Radford, Aboriginal SF, May/June 1987.

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