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“Indigo Moon” by Janet Berliner
Card picked: Three of Spades
From: David Copperfield’s Tales of the Impossible, edited by David Copperfield & Janet Berliner
Review: This story has a 90s TV movie feel. I can imagine very big hair and shoulder pads. It’s a thriller that takes a supernatural turn, a very 80s-90s thing to do. And maybe this nostalgia is also because I associate movies and fiction about Carlos the Jackal with that time period. The Jackal is one of our main characters and the target of some transformation magic. My one objection is that Berliner draws some direct supernatural lines between Carlos the Jackal and Jack the Ripper. These are two very different types of killers. Perhaps some other terrorist would have been a better fit?
(Quick review this week. I am enjoying some crisp fall weather away from my computer.)
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