Archive for August 26th, 2008

“Pandemic” concludes.

I must say, I’m proud of the author for finding one of modern society’s real shibboleths. In 1962 when he wrote this story, the ending would have been only mildly controversial — more funny than anything. But now? Oh, just imagine if any school or college put this story on their reading list. Heads would explode!

So somebody should definitely re-use and update this premise. It’s ripe for writing about.

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“Pandemic” is by the same guy who wrote The Lani People, Jesse Bone. This is the sort of stuff doctors and vets dream about, I guess — dream gadgets and nightmare scenarios.

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