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No description available, No description available, The mechanical men in these stories Industrial Age holdovers outsiders wanting for relevance and respect or overwhelmed people who confuse the certainties of one reality with the doubts of another are cut off in some way from contemporary culture Sometimes in these stories which Randy F Nelson calls thought experiments about values in conflict the characters are like the Native American prison guard in Escape Rifkin thinks that atonement is possible even for fugitive killers Others are less sanguine In Breakers a corporate hitman arrives on a forgettable island off the African coast His mission to shut down a hellish polluting ship demolition business His nemesis a lawyer now gone Heart of Darkness crazy who preceded him years earlier for the same purpose The bottom drops out in other stories rearranging all reference points to good and bad true and false In Abduction for instance a distraught young woman summons a tabloid reporter to a grubby hotel room where the now lifeless alien who had invaded her body lies wrapped in a sheet br br Nelson once explained his motivations by alluding to a line in a Gabriel Garc a M rquez story A crowd of villagers are gazing upon a man but even though they were looking at him there was no room for him in their imagination Stories and characters and situations that ask the imagination to accommodate something bigger further deeper that s what I m after said Nelson, High in the Sierra Madre mountains of northern Mexico impoverished Amedeo Munoz rescues an anonymous baby girl during a earthquake insisting that she is his daughter Twelve years later when young Maria is rescued again this time by detective Gerald Manley a more glamorous lie takes hold What happens when the princess and the pauper are the same person br br Mia as she is known adapts well to her new life never doubting the narrative that has absorbed her until she has to choose between two worlds