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Book of the Future: A Short Story
Alan Lastufka & Kristina Horner
SHIPPING DATE: May 16, 2023
This title is a companion short story included with the OBSOLESCENCE anthology, available now for individual purchase.
Approx 20 pages
5.5" x 8.5"
Full-color cover, b&w interior
In "Book of the Future", a 1960s small-town librarian is bored with all the books that surround her. She’s memorized every word in her little library and yearns for something new. Something different. Her desire is soon met when she discovers an odd device in the book return drop box. The device is made of glass and metal, it’s thin and reflective, like a mirror. But not like any mirror she’s seen before. This mirror is dark and covered in words. New words. Different words. Countless, endless, changing words…