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This is a hefty tome filled with a range of stories. Like most anthologies, the quality can be inconsistent (at least for my tastes over more than thirty stories), but overall I was very impressed with the breadth of work and the inclusion of some up-and-coming speculative fiction authors. The stylistic range of the volume is impressive. Stories move from quiet horror (Chris Campeau, “Candlesticks”), to the surreal (Alistair Rey, “Sightseeing”), to the nightmarish (M. C. St. John, “In Comes the Cold”), to what I can only described as work reminiscent of Clark Ashton Smith (Buoni, “The Tapping”). These are just a few of the stories to note. At its best, this volume is perfect for when you have a spare hour or two and feel like getting lost in stories with peculiar predicaments and odd worlds.