I feel profound sadness now that I've finished reading
Wendy Laharanar's heartwrenching short Sci-fi story,
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This story makes you think about all the times over the span of your life you've said to yourself, "Oh what I would not give to be able to erase THAT from my memory, or not hurt because of THAT."
In this futuristic story, not only is it possible to do just that, it's almost the law that all emotionally active tendencies within humans be erased.
The people inhabiting this story are genetically created to eradicate all memories of a time when mankind lived with the imperfections of emotions.
Serenity is the law of the land...but as with any absolutes, there are glitches that slip through the well guarded cracks, and Bianca fits that definition to a "T"!
Sadness...my heart feels so heavy right now, but the heaviness is a welcome affirmation we have not advanced to the point of the emotional sterility of Bianca's time.
Will she avoid extinction or does her time have worst in store for her?
I know the answer because I read it...and I repeat...I am feeling such profound
I celebrate this book and thank it and Wendy for reminding me why emotions and memories are valued gifts we are all fortunate to own.
Thank you Wendy, and please know it is with great humility I award your powerful short story,
5 breath affirming stars.
I eagerly look forward to reading more of your works.