Saturday, May 3, 2008

* Paul Ryan's "Bad News" (flash fiction, non-genre)

Cannot quite figure this one out. Either set in a post-scarcity society where doing any work is a shame, or in a society where working for government is considered low status. In the story, someone has got a government job, & he wants to get out of it, but doesn't seem to have an option.

Fact sheet.

First published: AntipodeanSF magazine, #117 (February/March 2008).
Rating: C
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Note: Why is this post so short?