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There are ever so many ways to conduct a war. Only a few of them look like war.

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Kindle Edition, 22 pages
Published June 22nd 2011 by Tor Books
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Andrew
Apr 19, 2014 Andrew rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
An interesting short story from Tor.com. Although a recent story it does remind me of the cyber punk days mixed with Richard Morgans hard hitting science fiction. It is intriguing if a little confusing it feels like there should be more to it but I personally feel this was intentional as if the ambiguity is meant to make you think. So rather than the story being a means to an end it is rather a tool to make you finish the story yourself. So I am torn between it being frustrating and it being inc ...more
Scott
Mar 23, 2015 Scott rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A lushly imagined Sf thriller, very evocative and grandly conceptualized. I would have loved this in novel length, still, it suits me just fine as is. A fun, fast paced space opera. High tech gadgetry, exotic locale, cyber-mystery, political machinations. A Tor.com digital only story well worth reading,
Alex Sarll
If geoengineering and technical fixes for global warming work out half so well as in the future envisioned here, I'll be a very happy man.
Russ Nickel
Apr 11, 2016 Russ Nickel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very cool little futuristic assassin story with a satisfying ending. Well worth the short time investment!
Josh
Dec 23, 2014 Josh rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It ended so abruptly, I thought a page was missing. Not a good one, at least it was short.
Dustin
Interesting read.
Kimikimi
Feb 14, 2015 Kimikimi rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Another Tor.com short story

To be honest, I didn't get it. I think I would have to read it again. The tecnology seemed interesting (and wasteful) but I wasn't sure where to find the plot.
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Read pile an outline for a much longer novel. I would like to read that novel. This was just cramming too much into too short a space.

So good but very much not McLeod's best.
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Ken MacLeod is an award-winning Scottish science fiction writer.

His novels have won the Prometheus Award and the BSFA award, and been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards. He lives near Edinburgh, Scotland.

MacLeod graduated from Glasgow University with a degree in zoology and has worked as a computer programmer and written a masters thesis on biomechanics.

His novels often explore socialist, c
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