Jerome and the Seraph (Quantum Cat #1)
Brother Jerome's death came as a surprise to him. So did the
afterworld. There were no cherubs, no harps, no fluffy white clouds. Jerome had
pictured the afterworld as a traditional sort of place. Leo, Jerome's pet cat
from the friary, turns up to say hello -- literally. Jerome is shocked, for he
hadn't known that the cat could talk. Nor had he known the cat's real name w
This is a quick story to read, but the author tries to delve into some really deep topics. Unfortunately, the way the author goes about doing this involves a lot of Jerry sitting and thinking to himself or monologuing ...more
Jerome hasn’t “passed away.” He’s “passed on.” T ...more
story for the Third Flatiron Anthology, "Over the Brink: Tales of
Environmental Disaster." Her excellent short story, "Essence of Bat,"
was a suspenseful horror tale about how the angry king of the bats,
Camatoz, awakens to punish the humans who are killing his bats.
Robina has also written a series of novels called "Quantum Cat," with
"Jerome and the Seraph" as the initial entry. The basic premise is the
fascinating paradox of Schroding ...more
No one waiting for him, although one friar visits him briefly. Brother Jerome has a hard time going from the afterlife place to the living world and back. He rather easily gets panicky doing that, though.
Then there's a chapter examining the various men at the friary and what kind of personalities and weaknesses they have, including a weakness for women.
My only disappointment was the ending. It explains some of what was happening, but didn't resolve it. Likely that's what the author intended, making you think about what you/Jerome learned in the story. I was ...more