Monthly Archives: April 2016

First Lines: This Is How You Die

After the success of the first Machine of Death collection, there would of course be a sequel. This Is How You Die: Stories of the Inscrutable, Infallible, Inescapable Machine of Death is that sequel, and its backstory is still the same: The machine had been invented a few years ago: a machine that could tell,… Read more »

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Quote of the Day: Truth

“And that’s the thing about the truth. It doesn’t depend on people believing it.” —Aaron Diaz, Dresden Codak

First Lines: Unidentified Funny Objects 3

Like its predecessors, most of Unidentified Funny Objects 3 was a hoot, and again, all over the place: In “Master of Business Apocalypse” (Jakob Drud) a company specialized in apocalypse prevention gets a new CEO. “Company Store” by Robert Silverberg deals with a colonist who kinda gets conned by the company that sent him into… Read more »