FIVE FOR FRIDAY: Five Questions for J.R. Campbell!

Welcome to the end of another week, and another FIVE FOR FRIDAY interview! This week I welcome J.R. Campbell to the table, hot on the heels of two recent collections of paranormal Sherlock Holmes stories; GASLIGHT GHOULS: UNEASY TALES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, MONSTERS, AND MADMEN (co-edited with Charles Prepolec) and his own single-author collection, IMPROBABLE REMAINS. Hit the Read More button to check it out!

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Taryn understood the plight of the biomaton. They were slaves, humans who needed clockwork parts in order to survive. Their modified bodies somehow made them less than human, and that was the part she did not understand. Why weren’t they human? What did losing a limb and having it replaced have to do with one’s humanity?

Taryn Roft lives with a secret she doesn’t even fully understand herself. After barely surviving a fire as a child, her arm was replaced with a clockwork prosthesis. She is a biomaton. She is also missing six years’ worth of memories between the fire and finding herself on the streets of London. What she can’t remember could change the world.

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Firefly is coming back! No, it isn’t. But… could it? Maybe! Who knows?

Fandom loves a milestone. Here’s one for you… as of this week Firefly has been off the air for as long as Star Trek had been when Star Trek: The Next Generation premiered. Well, okay, it depends on whether you count the three episodes that only aired in the UK, but either way… Firefly was cancelled a little over 18 years ago, which is as long as Trekkies waited between seeing Captains Kirk and Picard command the USS Enterprise on TV.

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