"In the Stillness Between the Stars" review by Don Kuenz


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May 15, 2020
When the wolf’s in town, it gobbles you down, down, down. . . .

As the Seed cityship transitions between Neptune and Pluto, en route to Proxima b, psychotherapist Dr Emilio Garcia prematurely awakes from hibernation. The cityship's Artificial Intelligence, LEE3, explains how it also awakened another passenger, Angie Velasquez, after Angie's nightmares intensified.

The alien tech REMpods used for hibernation suppress all oneiric neurological activity. You're not supposed to dream, let alone suffer nightmares. Angie's in Aft District 7, some distance away from Emilio's present position. So, Emilio plunges into skyweb catwalk darkness above a vast cityship in power-save mode.

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