Saturday, April 4, 2009

Alan Baxter's "Terminal Illness" (flash fiction, free)

Daniel is a very sick child. His grief-stricken mother cannot leave his bedside.

But her husband has an idea that can cure their child. Only the treatment requires he should get his wife away from child's bedside for a while...


Plot has similarity with, in particular, parts of Philip K Dick's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?"

Fact sheet.

First published: Antipodean SF, #131 (April 2009).
Rating: B.
Download full text from publisher's site.