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Permanence: A Short Story By Nick Wisseman,

  • Title: Permanence: A Short Story
  • Author: Nick Wisseman
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 477
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  • They re stranded on an island They don t have any food or water Their captain s all but lost his mind Things could be better.But they could also be worse While the rest of humanity continues to fight World War III, the six members of the Citizen s Brigade gradually learn to coexist with their remote environment and each other Permanence first appeared in Perpetual MThey re stranded on an island They don t have any food or water Their captain s all but lost his mind Things could be better.But they could also be worse While the rest of humanity continues to fight World War III, the six members of the Citizen s Brigade gradually learn to coexist with their remote environment and each other Permanence first appeared in Perpetual Magazine, February 2009, under the pen name Tom C Underhill.
    Permanence A Short Story They re stranded on an island They don t have any food or water Their captain s all but lost his mind Things could be better But they could also be worse While the rest of humanity continues to fight

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    1. PermanenceBy Tom UnderhillA small group of people are stranded on a deserted island with plenty of available resources leaving too much free time on their hands As their captain seems to go crazy the crew begins to find conflicts amongst their selves.Another short story masterfully brought to life by Tom Underhill Instead of this one having a supernatural or sinister angle it is simply the human mind and what we are capable of which is sometimes intriguing I wish the author would take this stor [...]

    2. In Permanence several people, during a war are crashed on a desert island The questions of what war they were involved in or where there are are not answered Instead the author focuses on how they act as they believe that no one will arrive to rescue them and the story is told through a combo of diary entries and through the point of view of one of the castaways who was injured The author uses the interpersonal aspects of the group and the oddly distorted point of view of their injured group mem [...]

    3. I think the appeal of the post apocalyptic genre is that it helps us believe that no matter how dire, human spirit and ingenuity can and will prevail Of course, that requires not thinking too hard about what got the world to that point in the first place Permanence tells such a story, does it well, and in very few words That last point is what stood out for me Like the best and most meaningful song lyrics, Wisseman s words manage to say a lot in a short space by allowing us to read between the l [...]

    4. An especially well contained short story I cared enough to wonder about the characters and what happens at the end if they really make the right decision , but it stood so well on its own that I didn t need it This was a very satisfying read Underhill has a very deft hand at demonstrating rather than telling, and this just left me very satisfied not awestruck, but solid and complete.

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