Vonda N. McIntyre
- Title: Little Faces
- Author: Vonda N. McIntyre
- ISBN: 9781611380859
- Page: 325
- Format: ebook
How will people deal with the immense distances and times of interstellar space First published in SciFiction, Little Faces was nominated for a Nebula Award.
Recent Comments "Little Faces"
This story is a bit less to do with the described problem of interstellar distance, and more involved with the social arrangements of an alien species, and specifically with abuses of power and how justice is exacted. I found it particularly interesting in that the only characters capable of action are all female. It's almost an asexual species, but with the male half attached to the females. Sort of like an angler fish, but not quite so cut down to basics.Overall, it was an okay story. A bit sl [...]
Little Faces starts with a murder, but not exactly the kind you're used to. The story is set in a world of women; men are parasites, little faces feeding on their host and providing means for reproduction.It's an interesting premise, and an interesting story. There's murder and betrayal, but also deep friendship, love, a community passsing judgment, and, finally, a bright future. A harsh beginning morphs into a hopeful ending.
I liked this, so weirdly alien and fascinating exploration of gender dynamics, although the writing felt a little stilted.
This is not really my type of story. For what it was I think it was good, but I don't love this sort of thing.
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