Monday, August 20, 2012
An appreciation for "Great White Ship"
The web site Diabolical Plots ("From Inspiration to Ink") posted an entry today reviewing all the May stories for Daily Science Fiction. They were very praiseworthy of "Great White Ship":
“Great White Ship” by Lou Antonelli (debut 5/11 and reviewed by James Hanzelka).
A traveler stuck waiting for a flight strikes up a conversation with an old airline employee. The Old Timer tells him a story of a Great White Airship that arrives from a most unusual destination. The story of a craft from an alternate reality and how it got there is only the precursor to the final act.
This is one of my favorite stories from this site. I have a great passion for lighter-than-air craft and their potential as a future means of transport, which opens the story. The author uses this speculation to launch into an engaging tale. As fascinating as the main story line is, the alternate history premise that accompanies it is just as worthwhile. This story was well written and very well thought out. It is well worth the read.
Well, what can I say? I liked it, too.
I have a small building behind the house where I keep my books, some furniture and the dog kennels. Because of its primary use, we call it T...
Over a week ago I posted information which I believed to be correct at the time, to the effect that an on-line presence named Camestros Fela...
If you are planning to go to LibertyCon this year, here is my schedule: Fri 04:00PM The Planetary Anthology Roundtable Fri 05:00PM Openin...
Here it is: 2017 Dragon Con Awards This ballot must be submitted by Tuesday, August 29th, 11:59 EDT (UTC -4) 1. Best Science Fiction ...