Tuesday, December 22, 2009

The Universe Beneath Our Feet

Short Story by Carl Frederick

An atheistic, sentient crab-thing tries to bring about the crab-thing Enlightenment. The ending isn't really a surprise, but it is sort of a neat tie-in to this not just being a novelty story that could have been done with human characters. And Frederick manages to make the whole ground-is-ice-surface, sky-is-depths-of-sea thing not seem gimmicky as it could have. 4 out of 5

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