By Roger Zelazny

1985 technology fiction novella through Roger Zelazny. moment visual appeal within the 1989 brief tale compilation Frost & fireplace, additionally featured in Cthulhu 2000. The identify is drawn from an exact publication of woodcut reproductions.
The Cthulhu mythos hyperlink is susceptible - the narrator makes passing point out of the sunken urban of R'lyeh. No mind-blasting encounters with tentacled alien gods right here. quite, the narrator makes a pilgrimage to Mt. Fuji to confront a former lover grew to become cybernetic megalomaniac ala Lawnmower guy. every one View is a station in her pilgrimage. En course she practices a little bit non-lethal tantric vampirism, a dry and mechanical wink to the grownup viewers. Zelaznophiles will notice cyberpunk resonances among 24 perspectives, masks of Loki, and Donnerjack.

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The burn stopped. They went weightless for a few seconds, inertial. And slowly the G started pulling her down horizontally instead of vertically. Main-deck orientation, now. The light that had been shining in her eyes was clearly, by body-sense, truly in the overhead, and her back was to the deck. Going out of here. Goodbye, Thule. Goodbye, Nan and Ely. You give stationers a good name. Blow the rest of you to hell. w. c bu to re he C lic k he k lic C w. 0 bu y rm er Y F T ra n sf o ABB PD er Y w.

Sandwiches and drinks. Food-smell hit her stomach hard, she wasn't sure whether it was good or bad. A handful of crew stood up to look at her, not in any wise friendly. " She stood there, just managed to stay on her feet for a few breaths, dizzy in the Gstress, dizzy in the sudden realization they were turning her loose, that they had bought the story, everything— She had a chance, then—fair chance, exactly that, exactly the way you got when you got swept up into the Fleet, volunteer or otherwise.

Calm, she told herself. They'd get around to it. A ship heading for jump was damned busy, that was all. Matter of priorities. Somebody like Fitch didn't trek all the way up to station ops to get a skut out of the brig only to scramble her brain for good and all in some fucking official screw-up. Couldn't do that. God—get somebody down here! w. c bu to re he C lic k he k lic C w. 0 bu y rm er Y F T ra n sf o ABB PD er Y CHAPTER 7 S HE HEARD the latch give, and she moved, rolled across the uneven surface of the lockers and staggered for her knees as the hatch opened and light flooded in—a man was standing astride the doorway, which was the way the stowage was oriented since the sortout, a pit of unguessed depth in its zigzag contours.

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