Elizabeth Bear was born on the same day as Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, but in a different year. This, coupled with a childhood tendency to read the dictionary for fun, led her inevitably to penury, intransigence, the mispronunciation of common English words, and the writing of speculative fiction.

Review: Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear

[divider] drey’s thoughts: The Plot: There’s something afoot in Rapid City, and it takes a band of soiled doves (i.e. prostitutes), a few runaways, and a US Marshall and his “posse” (i.e. 1 Indian) to track down the what and the who. Not that the what was easy to figure out, buried as it is[…]

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