Jag har börjat läsa mig igenom The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2013, och hittills är det några noveller som verkligen träffat mitt i prick. Exempelvis den här av Sofia Samatar, Honey Bear. Rekommenderas starkt!
He doesn’t apologize for swearing in front of Honey. The highway’s blocked by a clearance area, gloved hands waving us around. He turns the car so sharply the bags in the passenger seat beside him almost fall off the cooler. In the back seat, I lean into Honey Bear.
”It’s okay,” I tell Dave.
”No, Karen, it is not okay. The temp in the cooler is going to last until exactly four o’clock. At four o’clock, we need a fridge, which means we need a hotel. If we are five minutes late, it is not going to be okay.”