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Short Reads > eyes I dare not meet in dreams by Sunny Moraine

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message 1: by Marc (new)

Marc (monkeelino) | 636 comments Mod
"eyes I dare not meet in dreams" by Sunny Moraine
(link to free online version of the story)

First reactions to this story?
Symbolism?


message 2: by Whitney (new)

Whitney | 1320 comments Mod
Great story, Marc, thanks for posting.

Although the trope being referenced (one of those that sets my teeth on edge) was clear from the story, until I got to the comments section I wasn't aware of the term "fridging", or the Green Arrow comic that inspired it.

How fitting is it that the first comment is someone lamenting the the story is about girls and not boys? I can't really tell if the person is genuinely that clueless, or if they are actually a master-class troll.


message 3: by Marc (new)

Marc (monkeelino) | 636 comments Mod
Let's go with "master-class troll"--it makes me feel better about the world. I also found the comments rather enlightening. Truthfully, I just got suckered in by the artwork...


message 4: by Whitney (new)

Whitney | 1320 comments Mod
I can't decide if "intelligent person using their brain to be an asshole in an 'ironic' way" is really better than "ignorant oaf".

Tor does have some great artwork, as well as a lot of great stories. Not surprising with an editorial staff that includes Ellen Datlow and Anne Vandermeer.


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