Tag Archives: plague

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Above Ground, by A.M. Harte (5:50)

Today we see that when the same problem recurs so often that instances start singing to you in mocking tones, it’s time to close the book.

IOD score card

Toils and Snares, by Robert L. Slater (27:08)

Today we see that civilization is fleeting and fragile. What I gleaned about the story: Samuel has been watching a plague unfold, and has finally been convinced that he needs…

After The Ending, by Fairleigh and Pogue (10:19)

Today we see that some audiences crave the kinds of details that completely repel other readers.

All Is Silence, by Robert L. Slater (24:39)

Today I learned how sensitive I am to compounded implausibilities.