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Author: Charles Stross
Published: 2005
Language: English
Wordcount: 80,735 / 242 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 7,497
Added to site: 2010.01.25 26445
License: by-nc-nd

Stross' first published short SF stories, written from 1989 through 2000.

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  • Introduction
  • Antibodies
  • Bear Trap
  • Extracts from the Club Diary
  • A Colder War
  • TOAST: A Con Report
  • Ship of Fools
  • Dechlorinating the Moderator
  • Yellow Snow
  • Big Brother Iron
  • Lobsters

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

A bit of a period piece -- somewhat dated, in other words, which is only to be expected. I especially liked the updated (to the 1980s) continuation of the theme from At the Mountains of Madness, where Lovecraft's Antarctic explorers returned with Elder technologies to weaponize in western warfare.



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