Thursday, January 3, 2013

The End of the World - Martin H. Greenberg

A good reprint anthology. Interestingly, this duo did one with close to the same theme some decades back. End of the World : The Hum - Rick Hautala End of the World : Salvador - Lucius Shepard End of the World : We Can Get Them for You Wholesale - Neil Gaiman End of the World : The Big Flash - Norman Spinrad End of the World : Kindness - Lester del Rey End of the World : The Underdweller - William F. Nolan End of the World : Lucifer - Roger Zelazny End of the World : To the Storming Gulf - Gregory Benford End of the World : The Feast of Saint Janis - Michael Swanwick End of the World : The Wheel - John Wyndham End of the World : Jody After the War - Edward Bryant End of the World : Salvage - Orson Scott Card End of the World : By Fools Like Me - Nancy Kress End of the World : The Store of the Worlds - Robert Sheckley End of the World : Dark Dark Were the Tunnels - George R. R. Martin End of the World : If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth - Arthur C. Clarke End of the World : Afterward - John Helfers End of the World : Witnesses to the End of the World End of the World : When We Went to See the End of The World - Robert Silverberg End of the World : Flight to Forever - Poul Anderson Sky falling, needs paint job. 3 out of 5 Spooked Special Forces pill popper's spinout. 3.5 out of 5 Bulk hit deal. 4 out of 5 "To make a long story short and sweet, I gave the network the royal screw. I signed the Horsemen to a contract that made me their manager and gave me twenty percent of their take. Then I booked them into the American Dream at ten thousand a week, wrote a check as proprietor of the American Dream, handed the check to myself as manager of the Four Horsemen, then resigned as a network flunky, leaving them with a $10,000 bag and me with 20% of the hottest group since the Beatles. What the hell, he who lives by the fine print shall perish by the fine print." Apocalypto Rock and Rollo. 4 out of 5 Homo Sapien history singular leaving. 3.5 out of 5 Alien attack children got him. 3 out of 5 Lighting futility surrender. 3.5 out of 5 Master Computer war. 2.5 out of 5 We got the mutant blues. But not for long. 4 out of 5 Burning fear. 3.5 out of 5 Come on, come on now touch me babe...for I am not afraid. 3.5 out of 5 Gold Always believe in your soul Youve got the power to know 3.5 out of 5 Vegetation shortage book bashers. 3.5 out of 5 Secret longing viewing. 3 out of 5 Only a rat. Pretty big, though. 4.5 out of 5 Independent attitude required. 3 out of 5 Quiet planet reclaimed. 3 out of 5 Apocalypso touristo. 3 out of 5 Future only. 3 out of 5 3.5 out of 5

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