Rekindle the Sun

Rated 4.60/5 based on 5 reviews
A dying world may not be the best place to start your life anew, but that's exactly where Kerri has been sent. The sun of Heffe VIII is burning out, and her husband has been hired by the canine aliens of that world to rekindle it. This story originally appeared in the Australian anthology of interstellar immigration stories "Belong."

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About Mary E. Lowd

Mary E. Lowd is a science-fiction and furry writer in Eugene, Oregon. She's had more than eighty short stories published by various magazines and anthologies, and four novels published by FurPlanet. Her fiction has won an Ursa Major Award and two Cóyotl Awards. She's also the editor of ROAR Volumes 6 - 9. She lives with her husband, two children, a bevy of cats and dogs, and the occasional fish.

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Review by: John Whelan on Nov. 27, 2013 :
Interesting to see someone written as single minded working to a solution.
(reviewed 5 months after purchase)
Review by: Carol on April 1, 2013 :
Interesting short story but pricy for the length.
(reviewed 9 months after purchase)
Review by: Janet Schmidt on Sep. 11, 2012 :
A new life on a dying planet. Ms Lowd, as always, writes strong female characters. This one is dealing with a new culture and a new place, while watching the death of a star and her marriage. It amazes me that someone as young as Ms Lowd was when she wrote this piece (she was only 22 when this story made quarter finals in the Writers of the Future competition), understands so clearly the death of a relationship. A very satisfying read.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Review by: Molly Sullivan on Sep. 8, 2012 :
This was an interesting story. There was a lot in there. It was inspiring and hopeful. The dynamics between the characters felt very real and I could see a lot of myself in the main character. It's great to read a science fiction tale with so much character depth and believability.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Review by: Amos T. Fairchild on Aug. 29, 2011 :
Creative as ever. A dying sun, a relationship on the rocks, a life to rebuild... This is a moving piece from Mary with a message of hope even in disaster.
(review of free book)

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