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Reviewing an anthology can be difficult. I wanted to love this one--I had high expectations, but they might have been too high.

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"Forces are already in motion as the story starts: Sawyer and Alper do not set things in motion as much as allow events to enter their next stage. The reader is left to navigate the situation as details are revealed.

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Another title I've long sought after. I found this copy in a out of the way place called Dede's Bookrack in Trussville. It was on a spinner rack buried in Star Trek books. I almost didn't look through them...but I'm glad I did!

That cover is awesome.
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