Toast

Toast

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Toast by Charles Stross

Published:

2005

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261

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Toast

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

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Contents:
  • 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

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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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