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The Hugos, 2015, Chapter Five: Big Boys Don’t Cry

Trigger warning; this post contains an explicit discussion of sadomasochism and sexual exploitation. Spoiler alert; I’m going to discuss the plot in detail. Whining alert; I made an offhanded comment about this story needing its own post. Scores of you … Continue reading

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The Hugos, 2015: Chapter Four, What Were They Thinking?

To my mind, nowhere is the problem of the bloc-voting and the slate concept better demonstrated than in the Novella Category. Here is the short-list: Flow by Arlen Andrews Sr. (Analog) Big Boys Don’t Cry by Tom Kratman (Castalia House … Continue reading

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