Friday, June 6, 2008

Daniel S S Santos' "Apocalypse, Now There's A Good Idea" (flash fiction, non-genre, free)

A group called Writers Against Unoriginality have acquired & actually use a weapon to kill off most humanity at the click of the button, because "Originality is dead. Everything's done. Any time we try to create something new, it's just a variation of someone else's idea. A perversion of something original." Resetting humanity by saving only some babies & a few adults to care for them will hopefully make originally return!

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First published: Antipodean SF, #120 (May/June 2008).
Rating: C
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