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Author Topic: PC522: Extinctions  (Read 290 times)
Castle Watchcat
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Anything for a Weird Life

« on: May 16, 2018, 12:23:02 PM »

PodCastle 522: Extinctions

Rated R

Originally published in Shimmer Magazine in March 2017.

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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2018, 04:59:48 AM »

This story was set in a great world with lots of intriguing hooks that made me want to learn more.

It spoke to the depth of the character and the strength of the writing that this story - about turning away from a secret world which readers will find fascinating - still kept me engrossed and engaged.

I thought the narration was great too; there was a slight edge to the prose but the narrator really brought this to life with ease.

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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2018, 05:39:52 PM »

I'm such a sucker for second-person perspective, it always brings everything closer. It's a hard world for a slayer, trying to make a life on the boundary between darkness and normal society. I don't know if I hope the protagonist can lull herself to sleep easier on maybe-love, or if I hope she will take up the sword again. 

"To understand a cat you must realize that he has his own gifts, his own viewpoint, even his own morality."
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