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I Remember the Future

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I Remember the Future

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Author: Michael A. Burstein
Publisher: Apex Publications, 2008

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Science-Fiction
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This Nebula Award-nominated short story was made into a short film which was an Official Selection of the 2014 SciFi Film Festival.

During a visit from his estranged daughter, an elderly writer struggles with his fading mind and the future. In his words lies his heart. His characters trapped on the pages of his stories. It is a harsh reality that separates him from his dreams, when Abe discovers that he will fall victim to an irreversible illness. Confronted by his only daughter he makes the consequential decision to finally let her go. Forced to face his past, Abe's life comes to a twisting end. Is it the final days of his reality or the start to his dreams?

This story was originally published in I Remember the Future: The Award-Nominated Stories of Michael A. Burstein (2008) and can also be found in Nebula Awards Showcase 2011, edited by Kevin J. Anderson.

Read this story online for free at Apex Book Company.


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