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orbat  ·  1216 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sci-Fi club no. 40: A Colder War

I know that feeling (I'll give you a guess as to where I got this nick from.) I originally read it in Dozois' yearly anthology around 2000-ish, and it's definitely one of my all-time favorite short stories. I love the "banality of evil" feeling it has to it, plus I like that it's more serious in tone than the Laundry Files books, makes it more, uh, effective somehow.

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The description of the Nazi Moon base in the dead parallel universe really had the same sort of despondent and slightly terrifying feeling to it, so there's parallels there