The Myth of Rain
Seanan McGuire
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Sep 20, 2020 - 01:54 AM By Seanan McGuire

Near future short story.Female spotted owls have a call that doesn t sound like it should come from a bird of prey It s high pitched and unrealistic, like a squeaky toy that s being squeezed just a little bit too hard Lots of people who hear them in the woods don t even realize that they ve heard an owl They assume it s a bug, or a dog running wild through the evergreenNear future short story.Female spotted owls have a call that doesn t sound like it should come from a bird of prey It s high pitched and unrealistic, like a squeaky toy that s being squeezed just a little bit too hard Lots of people who hear them in the woods don t even realize that they ve heard an owl They assume it s a bug, or a dog running wild through the evergreens, beloved chewy bone clenched tightly in its jaws.
  • Title: The Myth of Rain
  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 110
  • Format: ebook

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Amelia Sep 20, 2020 - 01:54 AM
If you're interested in reading around the theme of climate change, you might also enjoy The Carbon Diaries 2015. The only problem with these books is that the people who most need to read them are the least likely to actually do so. They preach to the choir.
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Erin (PT) Sep 20, 2020 - 01:54 AM
I'm not sure if I rate this so low because I dislike it so much or just because I know from experience that McGuire can do so much better. In any case, having read another of her stories just today that also revolves--more interestingly and creatively--about environmental collapse (Each to Each), this was too exposition heavy, too heavy handed, too preachy, not enough STORY, and just not all that interesting.
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Jasper Sep 20, 2020 - 01:54 AM
originally posted at: thebookplank/2015eanan McGuire is better know to my under her pseudonym Mira Grant, with which she wrote some very creepy horror books. A while ago I read a short story in the Dead Man's Hand anthology about wasps which was part of her InCryptid stories. It was different that what I read in the Mira Grant books, in a very good way. Now when I came across The Myth of Rain I readily jumped the occasion to read it and once again I am amazed. The story of The Myth of Rain picke [...]
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Dione Basseri Sep 20, 2020 - 01:54 AM
Wow. This isetty depressing, for a Californian. A rally against corporations (and, to a lesser extent, individuals) who ignore the realities of climate change. California is merely a desert, and humanity moves northward, into Oregan and Washington, and all those displaced people need space. So the corporations attack again, looking to take over preserved forestsd win. A team of scientists work to catalog all the species in the land which is about to be destroyed, saving their genomes and some in [...]
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Sidsel Pedersen Sep 20, 2020 - 01:54 AM
Powerful and growing better by the paragraphAt first I thought oh no, another climate change story (which for me would be preaching to the choir), and it was. However the story grew and became the kind of emotional powerful story I have now come to expect from Uncanny Magazine. Something that punch you in the gut by the end of it. The story jumps between flashbacks and the present where the main character is tracking through the forest trying to preserve animals. The tone is very pessimistic but [...]
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Amy (Other Amy) Sep 20, 2020 - 01:54 AM
Too much sermon, no world or characters I loved. Not what I expect from McGuire's short stories, at all. Available free online from Lightspeedghtspeedmagazine/fic
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The Myth of Rain By Seanan McGuire Near future short story.Female spotted owls have a call that doesn t sound like it should come from a bird of prey It s high pitched and unrealistic, like a squeaky toy that s being squeezed just a little bit too hard Lots of people who hear them in the woods don t even realize that they ve heard an owl They assume it s a bug, or a dog running wild through the evergreenNear future short story.Female spotted owls have a call that doesn t sound like it should come from a bird of prey It s high pitched and unrealistic, like a squeaky toy that s being squeezed just a little bit too hard Lots of people who hear them in the woods don t even realize that they ve heard an owl They assume it s a bug, or a dog running wild through the evergreens, beloved chewy bone clenched tightly in its jaws.

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