Not of This Fold | William Shunn

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Not of This Fold

Originally published in the chapbook An Alternate History of the 21st Century, Spilt Milk Press, Summer 2007.

"A[n] impatience with genre clich├ęs informs 'Not of This Fold,' a first contact tale with a difference.... Perhaps a little predictably, [the Mormon missionary protagonist] becomes instrumental in communicating with the aliens, but the process is bizarre, eerie, ironic. Shunn's own Mormon background comes into idiosyncratic, richly humorous focus, and the soul's quest for consolation and communion is affirmed in salutarily non-sectarian fashion."
—Nick Gevers, Locus
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