Rounding things off is “Dog’s Best Friend” by Gareth D. Jones. This is a very short piece (one page), attached to the universe of Jones’s “Roadmaker” stories, but it stands perfectly well on its own. It is a character study of Alf, who lives in a post-apocalyptic society, and would rather spend time with dogs than seek out human contact. The story is nicely effective within its limited parameters, and ends the magazine on a poignant and thoughtful note.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Dog's Best Friend Reviewed
Jupiter has been reviewed at The Fix for the first time, and David Hebblethwaite has this to say about my contribution: