What the Market Will Bear: A Short Story

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The hardest part of laying siege is paying all your troops. When Colonel Denis Deschamps loses his artillery brigade to the highest bidder, he must devise a new battle plan - on a tight budget. But, where money is involved, military strategy doesn't always balance on the ledger. A dystopian science fiction comedy.

A short story by Ben Godby.

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About Ben Godby

Ben Godby writes mysteriously thrilling pseudo-scientific weird western adventure fantasy tales. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario with a girl, two dogs, and a cat.

His fiction has previously appeared in AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review and many other magazines. He also writes book reviews for the speculative fiction website Strange Horizons.

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Review by: Robert Arias on Sep. 28, 2011 :
My first adventure of reading a book on-line. I'm also thinking of publishing one.

Anyway, a brilliant premise, well executed. Like all good future fiction, you took a current trend and took it to its "logical" conclusion. A very dark comedy indeed.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
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