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Monday, May 27, 2013

Review: "Second Coming" from Pohlstars by Frederik Pohl

by Frederik Pohl

This is a new ebook from Baen Books.

The left image is the original.

Half of the first novella, "The Sweet, Sad Queen of the Grazing Isles", is available online.

This story first appeared in Ellen Datlow's Omni.

Jesus comes back to Earth.  People feel sorry for him being kidnapped by aliens and kept in a zoo. Jesus makes an appearance after visiting the world, but he's disappointed.  Enter a pretty good irony.

Sometimes when we pity others, we don't view our own pitiable condition.

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