How to Get to Apocalypse and Other Disasters

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Nobody knows for sure how the world will end, but many people have speculated. The subject has been written about more times than anyone could count. Erica Satifka has come up with a few ideas of her own, twenty-three in fact. How to Get to Apocalypse and Other Disasters is a collection of some of the most interesting, highly inventive short stories on the theme. Sarifka’s imaginative ends range from selling body parts to pay for luxuries, to a children’s show reboot with computer-controlled corpses, to a nuclear missile strike caused by a game app.

As Satifka explains, she preferred reading sci fi short stories. In this book, she proves you don’t need a lot of words to create great art. Some of her stories are whimsical, while others are more macabre. Many of the stories can be very thought provoking. While exploring multi-dimensional realities, one story also includes descriptions of self-harm that could be triggering to some readers. Don’t look to Satifka’s stories for sunshine and daisies. Her tales are more like dried roses: although dead, they remain beautiful while retaining their thorns. If you enjoy your end-of-day reading in short form, then this is a perfect book for you.

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Author Erica L. Satifka
Star Count /5
Format Trade
Page Count 336 pages
Publisher Fairwood Press
Publish Date 09-Nov-2021
ISBN 9781933846170 Buy this Book
Issue November 2021
Category Science Fiction & Fantasy