Saturday, February 6, 2010

James C Clar's "Joyride" (flash fiction, humor, free)

Newly launched Mars rover of NASA vanishes after landing there. That's why the little boy gets scolded by his father!

Fact sheet.

First published: Antipodean SF, #140 (February 2010).
Download full text from publisher's site.
Rating: B.


Paul said...

A reader posted a comment on the AntiSF website wondering if this story was plagiarized from Larry Niven's 1974 story "Plaything." Don't know if that's the case, I've never read Niven's story.

Tinkoo said...

Inspired by, but not plagiarized.