Friday, May 2, 2008

* Vaughan Stanger's "Family Tree" (short story, science fiction)

A retired school teacher finds a new career in teaching - by founding the first school in the budding colony on moon. Story contains much distraction in the form of a very complicated device called "memory garden" - something that looks like a pot of indoor plants; you rub a leaf & inhale the resulting aroma to trigger specific old memories; but you need to teach this machine your memories first.

Fact sheet.

First published: Helix magazine, #7 (Winter 2008).
Rating: B
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Note: Why is this post so short?