By Roger Zelazny
1985 technological know-how fiction novella by means of Roger Zelazny. moment visual appeal within the 1989 brief tale compilation Frost & hearth, additionally featured in Cthulhu 2000. The name is drawn from an exact publication of woodcut reproductions.
The Cthulhu mythos hyperlink is susceptible - the narrator makes passing point out of the sunken urban of R'lyeh. No mind-blasting encounters with tentacled alien gods right here. fairly, the narrator makes a pilgrimage to Mt. Fuji to confront a former lover grew to become cybernetic megalomaniac ala Lawnmower guy. every one View is a station in her pilgrimage. En path she practices a little non-lethal tantric vampirism, a dry and mechanical wink to the grownup viewers. Zelaznophiles will be aware cyberpunk resonances among 24 perspectives, masks of Loki, and Donnerjack.
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