This is the ebook edition of Fantastic Stories #227 (DRM-FREE, .mobi, .epub & PDF) including:
Original Short Story: All That We Carry, All That We Hold by Damien Angelica Walters — Some vows must be broken, while others must be kept.
Original Flash Fiction: Molten Heart by Alexis A. Hunter — They made him less than human for a reason.
Short Story: The Last Wild Place by Alison Wilgus — The link between them was stronger than death.
Short Story: Beautiful by Jay Caselberg — That which does not kill us...
Flash Fiction: Rowling in the Year 3000 by KJ Kabza — Some stories never go out of style.
Reviews: The Fan: Substance — Bringing Family Back by Carole McDonnell — Carole McDonnell's reviews include The Scavengers by Michael Perry, Black Moon by Kenneth Calhoun, the 2013 film How I Live Now, based on Meg Rosoff's book, and The Returned/Les Revenants; a French series based on the film They Came Back, created by Fabrice Gobret.
Reviews: The Remake Chronicles: Two Tin Soldiers by Adam-Troy Castro — Adam-Troy Castro expects some appalled blowback from his decision to rate the original Robocop (1987), directed by Paul Verhoevenand, and the remake (2014), directed by Jose Padilhaas, as about equivalent in terms of quality, and neither with particular enthusiasm. To which he can only reply, “Ah, well.”
Reviews: Area 51 1/2, April, 2015 by Steven Sawicki — Our resident Alien expounds upon the uniqueness of snowflakes and then reviews The Unremembered by Peter Orullian, V-S Day by Allen Steele, Corsair by James L. Cambias, Unbreakable by W. C. Bauers, and the web serial Haphead, by Postopian Pictures, directed by Tate Young.
Reviews: New & Noteworthy Short Genre Fiction, April, 2015 by Gillian Daniels — Gillian Daniels reviews “Sheila” by Rebecca Adams Wright from the anthology The Thing About Great White Sharks and Other Stories, “The Salt Mosquito’s Bite and The Goddess’ Sting” by J. Mehentee from Strange Horizons, “Sweetness” by Toni Morrison from the February 2015 New Yorker, and “The Fox Bride by Mari Ness” from Daily Science Fiction.