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“What You Pay” by Jameson Currier, from Chelsea Station Issue 4. Edited by Jameson Currier. You know what I love most about this story? The main character is young. Now, I have nothing at all against “mature” characters. I certainly don’t have anything against mature...

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“The Reality” by Stephen Greco from Chelsea Station Issue 4. Edited by Jameson Currier. I was going to point out that this story shares a premise with one I reviewed earlier, and comment that they could be the basis of an anthology, but saying what the theme of that...

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“Single Rider” by Raydon L. Reyes from from Chelsea Station Issue 4. Edited by Jameson Currier. This sweet, lighthearted tale is perfectly placed in the issue. It’s just what’s needed after the previous, more serious, entry. Jet is waiting in line to ride a...

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“Fin de Siecle” by William Sterling Walker from Chelsea Station, Issue 4. Edited by Jameson Currier. My god, I loved this story. The language is extraordinarily rich. Lush. Gorgeous. It’s the languorous pacing, though, that perfectly captures what it’s like to wander...

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“Sweet Jermone” by Dennis Jordan from Chelsea Station Issue 4. Edited by Jameson Currier. The Vietnam War is raging and the narrator is in the midst of it, a member of the long range reconnaissance patrol (LRRP). The bright spot in his existence is found back at base,...