Shipley's Full Metal Planet - October 31, 2006 -
know from the moment that you see 'Oracle' in the writing
credits, you're in for something freaking weird.
Something that contains act which, in another place or time,
would've been deemed illegal and got the writer killed in
some hideous way or another."
Abduction - August 22, 2006 - by SiL
Abduction's story is simple enough, opening with little
Yekee and her mother sitting down to dinner one normal,
albiet fittingly foreboding, day. When they finish, everything
pretty much goes straight to hell - do not pass go, do not
collect a hundred dollars - when a silver space-ship plants
itself in the center of their yard."
Brainless Fools - February 15, 2006 - by SiL
hello to Six Brainless Fools: Only One Can Emerge Victorious,
the wet-yourself-funny story about a bunch'a brainless fools
stuck together for two weeks in the Big Daddy house. It's
not too short, not too long, and never loses its pace -
all good things. Because of the setup, however, with both
the characters and the story, most of the jokes can be seen
coming some way off."
I Face Down this Horror? - January 31, 2006 - by
work of fiction has a plot. It's the thing that makes it
a work of fiction. However, I'd have to say Can I Face Down
This Horror? is a more like a scenario than a story. The
beginning, middle, and end are all easily identifiable,
yet it would be easy to see the story as having no formal
structure, instead just being the introduction, middle,
or end of something bigger."
Living in the Fridge - January 14, 2006 - by SiL
was going to refrain from doing a Bob and Progg issue, but
after rereading this gem, it really did just need to be reviewed,
and it's still technically literature.
Alien - December 28, 2005 - by SiL
attracted me to this was the fact it didn't rush into the
action, considering its length. Split into three parts,
the first half of the first third tells us about the Alien,
and sets that side of the scene. The end of part one and
all of part two are dedicated to setting the human side
up, as well as giving some background and the human view
of what happened long ago."
Extinction: The Story - December 20, 2005 - by SiL
"Despite the fact the story is, essentially, exactly the
same as the game, one cannot help but feel that itís entirely
different, simply because of its execution. Itís absurd
comedy applied to something absurd comedy thrives
on, like bum-fluff on bums, yet keeps itself from becoming
more of the same."
Shifts - December 13, 2005 - by SiL
"Let me start off by saying that itís been far too long since Iíve read a halfway decent Alien/Predator story. Many these days have childish, poorly thought-out, or rushed stories. Working Shifts, however, seems to be the opposite."