Elemental, My Dear

I’m reading an anthology right now, of short stories based in the universe of Mercedes Lackey’s Elemental Masters Series.

I really enjoy the anthologies Mercedes Lackey puts out- they’re a great opportunity to see what other authors can do with someone else’s world.  In the past few years a new anthology of Valdemar stories has been put out once a year, and while many of the authors are relatively unknown, I do find the majority of their writing to be of high enough quality that I am not disappointed- on average I dislike 1 or 2 out of an anthology of 15-20 stories.

In this most recent anthology (Elemental Masters), I’ve been disappointed twice so far and I haven’t reached the end yet!  I think my problem with these particular stories is that there wasn’t any sensible conclusion to them- they just stopped without warning.  I really hope the rest of them fare better!


13 thoughts on “Elemental, My Dear”

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