Three broken people; a monk bearing a terrible scar, a warrior facing a terrible sorrow, and a woman hiding a terrible past face a relentless army so difficult to defeat it might as well be invincible. Genetically-altered citizens of a volcanic desert planet rush to preserve their cultural heritage as a terraforming project consigns them to death. A population of slaves engineered to love its owners comes to grips with their disappearance, while a grief-stricken pilot follows the trail of his missing master to the center of the galaxy. Supermassive singularities at the end of the universe contemplate the harmony before and the quiet ahead; mourning, eulogizing, and creating something altogether new. Discover these and other stories in The Longest Road in the Universe: A Collection of Fantastical Tales.
MacCath, C. S. 2016. The Longest Road in the Universe: A Collection of Fantastical Tales. First Edition. South Haven: Triskele Media Press.
MacCath, C. S. 2020. The Longest Road in the Universe: A Collection of Fantastical Tales. Second Edition. South Haven: Triskele Media Press.
I loved this book. The short stories are all about redemption and the prose is so beautiful. I loved each story in this anthology. Even though the stories are short the characters are well fleshed out and you end up totally invested in each story, I highly recommend.
Electa Graham at Amazon.com
MacCath is a word-smith. We don't have enough of those anymore. This collection of stories is visual, visceral, so carefully crafted that they're both science fiction and literature at the same time. I look forward to seeing what MacCath has for us in the future.
Kimberly at Goodreads.com
To say I enjoyed these tales would be something of an understatement. I was transported. This author has a talent for finding humanity in the exotic and strange that I found both intriguing and engaging. Make no mistake though, this is deep and moving stuff, beautifully and evocatively written. Let's have more like this.
SuW at Amazon.com