Friday, February 22, 2013

Review of "Coin Op" by David Steffen

"Coin Op" by David Steffen appeared in Daily Science Fiction on February 21, 2013.  "A woman purchases the sexual favors of a phenotypically human android one small payment at a time."  The editors warn of adult themes--they understate.  This is a pornographic piece.

The business-like, complete lack of emotional response from the android was amusing, as were its sexual extortion tactics.  A snide comment at the end of story detracted a bit; there was a missed opportunity to make this a moral tale with a chilling (ahem) climax. 3 out of 7 rocket-dragons. 

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