« Web of Hope | Main | The Diagnostic Feast »

The Veil Beyond the Veil

Originally published in Realms of Fantasy, April 2002.

Emily Gaines is working late at a rural insurance agency when burglars surprise her.and the night turns tragic. When she awakes in a strange city that's not quite like Manhattan, she discovers that death is only the beginning of the greatest adventure of her life.

The April Realms of Fantasy is impressive, a testament to the skill of Shawna McCarthy, once of Asimov's, in editing a magazine some seem unfairly to underrate. . . . No less credit to William Shunn, who in "The Veil Beyond the Veil"—a sort of metempsychotic tour de force—hurls a woman's soul across the myriad realities, until, with excruciating gradualness, she may look beyond Maya at last. Shunn conveys his wisdom fragmentarily, but it is cumulatively ineluctable, a more sober recasting of Robert Silverberg's classic timeline-hopping story "Trips."
—Nick Gevers, Locus
The Accidental Terrorist 30th Anniversary Sale

Signed editions
that even a
missionary
could afford.

Order yours now!

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by William Shunn published on April 1, 2002 7:06 AM.

Web of Hope was the previous entry in this blog.

The Diagnostic Feast is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

Powered by Movable Type 4.38