Free Verse and other stories

Six Science Fiction stories that take the reader from the very edge of our own universe to the dizzying depths of parallel worlds and alternate realities This dazzling collection of stories from noted Panverse anthology editor Dario Ciriello includes both hard and humorous SF FREE VERSE When whole bundles of worldlines parallel realities begin to collapse and die, an olSix Science Fiction stories that take the reader from the very edge of our own universe to the dizzying depths of parallel worlds and alternate realities This dazzling collection of stories from noted Panverse anthology editor Dario Ciriello includes both hard and humorous SF FREE VERSE When whole bundles of worldlines parallel realities begin to collapse and die, an old linewalker is the only one who can help if he can conquer his own demons COLLATERAL DAMAGE An artist working on a docked luxury star yacht is taken captive when the ship is hijacked by pirates, and has only hours to save himself before losing everything to the inflexible laws of spacetime TIGGER WALKS THE PLANCK An AI trapped in a cloned feline body finds itself the unfortunate subject of an all too real Shr dinger s Cat experiment DWELL ON HER GRACIOUSNESS At the edge of the universe in a tiny, experimental ship, a priestess from the Far Sisters cult sent to observe an impossible phenomenon faces madness and terror SKIFFY SUPR ME So just how DO you bake a planet DANCING BY NUMBERS Lyra discovers an ability that can change worlds and then makes a terrifying choice that will change them further still Ebook total 31,000 words, equivalent to 90 100 pages of print.
Free Verse and other stories Six Science Fiction stories that take the reader from the very edge of our own universe to the dizzying depths of parallel worlds and alternate realities This dazzling collection of stories from noted

  • Title: Free Verse and other stories
  • Author: Dario Ciriello
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 425
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “Free Verse and other stories”

    1. (disclaimer: this book was given to me by the author to review)Free Verse, an e-book only collection by Dario Ciriello, was a good surprise to me. I had heard good things of Ciriello's work for a while, but hadn't read any of his stories until now. Then I asked him for a copy of his short story collection when it became available. It took me a while to start reading, and when I finally started I must confess it took me another while to get past the first few pages - but after that it turned out [...]

    2. I love a good short story once in a while—unlike a novel, short fiction is all the entertainment, none of the commitment. Kind of like a really great one night stand (oops! Was that my outdoor voice?) Free Verse offers up six provocative pieces by one of the most underrated authors I know. Here they are, paired with my thoughts:Free Verse: This story offers the reader an introduction to The Panverse when a ‘linewalker’, Pol—who is an adventurer’s soul trapped by his own gentle heart— [...]

    3. “Free Verse and Other Stories” contains six of Dario’s short stories, each of which is exploratory in every sense of the word.These stories reflect Dario’s fascination for questions of ‘what if’ and explore themes of humanity and the ties that bind us through alternate and parallel universes, dilemma and challenge.I’ve always loved the short-story medium. I also understand, very well, the challenge a writer faces when trying to share a vision. To do so successfully – where every [...]

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