Tuesday, June 12, 2012
We Dragons by Tim Sevenhuysen - short story review
Nice. Really nice.
A small team lands on a planet to survey it for possible terraforming.
The hope is to find the planet devoid of sentient beings; along the way they discover they are not alone.
The story works on lots of different levels; a strait SF tale of exploration but it's also a morality tale; what do you do when faced with a perceived failure? How much can you trust those who surround you and you ultimately rely upon? How do we really judge a hero?
There's quite a bit going on in this story - it could easily have been expanded to novella length and would have benefited by the extra breathing room.
And that is my only complaint - it was too short.
Keep an eye on this author.
The story can be found HERE
The author's website is HERE
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