Wednesday, October 31, 2018

"The Best of All Possible Worlds"

"Reversal of Misfortune."
By J. W. Armstrong (?-?).
First appearance: Nature/Futures, 4 December 2014.
Illustration by JACEY.
Short short short story (1 page).
Online at (HERE; PDF).

     "As I waited, an hour before my execution, my unfocused mind ranged freely . . ."

Maybe, sometimes, it is better not to know . . .

- The ISFDb informs us that so far our author, J. W. Armstrong, has three SFFnal stories to his credit.

- Previous encounters with the multiverse (or a reasonable facsimile thereof) are Ray Woods's story "Schrödinger’s Gun" (HERE) and Sam Merwin's "Third Alternative" 
(HERE); you'll find plenty of links in those places if you want to explore it further.


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