Mini-Review: W.U.M.E.: A short story, Marc Poliquin (2014)

August 8th, 2014 2:01 pm by mad mags

Contains the Seeds of a Chilling Dystopian Novel

three out of five stars

Kate Murdoch is seven months pregnant – and under contract with her husband’s employer zoom download for mac. In exchange for covering all the fees associated with Kate’s pregnancy and delivery, Kate granted SnazzyCorp the right to imprint her baby Ben starting in the third trimester windows xp service pack 3 kostenlosen vollversion.

Developed by Carson Hill, the Wired Uterine Manipulation and Encryption Procedure – W.U.M.E. for short – is a way for corporations to cultivate brand loyalty while people are still in the womb amazon video herunterladen pc. Hill’s assistant, Virginia Williams, served as test subject #1; when her child was born, the newborn immediately refused her mother’s breast in favor of ChemLax baby formula herunterladen. Years later, and the procedure has taken off; instead of competing for consumers, companies wage war over access to fetuses on the battlegrounds of their mothers’ bodies youtube video herunterladen iphone.

When Kate has a sudden change of heart and attempts to break the contract, SnazzyCorp kidnaps her from her bed in the dead of night in order to subject her and Ben to forced imprinting kan je netflixen op laptop. Ostensibly saved in the nick of time by a mysterious rescuer known only as Nate, Kate soon finds herself in an even more horrifying situation: imprisoned as a Carrier in the Factory, a clandestine human trafficking facility run by SnazzyCorp competitor GloboDiTech Ltd download avast antivirus for free.

“W.U.M.E.” is a chilling science fiction dystopia in the vein of The Handmaid’s Tale. It contains the seeds of a potentially great novel; unfortunately, at just twenty-one pages, it’s a little short on character development and world building for my taste lego racers 2 kostenlosen. I would love to see the ideas presented here fleshed out in greater detail.

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2 Responses to “Mini-Review: W.U.M.E.: A short story, Marc Poliquin (2014)”

  1. Marc Poliquin Says:

    Hi, Kelly:

    Thanks so much for reading and for taking the time to review W.U.M.E. All the best in the new year.

    Marc

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