This is the first story from 365Tomorrows to register with me since I started reading their works a little over a week back.
Mundane story, except for the funny & surprising ending. Begins with description of a gruesome battle - with a lot of big scifi sounding words. Ends on a completely different note - the story is not really about war as we will learn near end. Not exactly an unfamiliar climax, but I liked the way the twist happened.
Hindi speaking Indian readers should be able to see an echo of Monisha from the crazy & classy TV serial Sarabhai vs Sarabhai. Not quite in the class of the serial, though.
Fact sheet.First published: 365Tomorrows, 24 August 2008.
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