Book Review: “A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers” by Alyssa Wong
“There was nothing phoenix-like in my sister’s immolation….”
Really intense inquiry into the nature of time and the possibility of alternate outcomes. Good development and manic pace. Best read at a single go.
“The chain frays, spread out like roots possibilities endless.”
Excellent stream-of-consciousness plot line. Go with the flow. Nice cover art.
“… looking for artisanal french fries.”
What’s the deal with all the charred bodies? Was there a hidden criteria that this year’s Hugo Awards, for which this tale is a finalist short story, had to involve death and destruction? Or is it just the world we live in?
“You can’t fix this. It was never yours to control.”