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This was very interesting, and left me wanting. [[ Free Epub ]] ☠ Useless Wings ☛ Tor story set in the world of Tin StarIn this prequel to Tin Star, we meet Heckleck, the Hort alien who befriends Tula Bane on the space station Yertina Feray in her fight for survival In his modest beginnings, Heckleck is raised to understand that breeding and propagating his own kind is the sole reason for living When he is called upon to settle on a new planet, he meets the daughter of a politician, Goglu, with whom he falls helplessly in love, and is determined to win over But nothing is easy in love and space exploration, and when his plans become thwarted, he must find a new way of lifeThis short story was acquired and edited for Tor by Connie HsuCover art by Dominick Saponaro Compact, competent prequel for a series I haven t read The protagonist is a finely drawn alien creature whom we are drawn into both his species and individuals angst Lots of growth and development in just a few pages, and even a little sympathy.If these short prequels are supposed to set the hook for the following book or series in this case, Castellucci sTin Star most fall short Most seem like after the fact add ons to please the fandom, rather than really whet an unfamiliar reader with Compact, competent prequel for a series I haven t read The protagonist is a finely drawn alien creature whom we are drawn into both his species and individuals angst Lots of growth and development in just a few pages, and even a little sympathy.If these short prequels are supposed to set the hook for the following book or series in this case, Castellucci sTin Star most fall short Most seem like after the fact add ons to please the fandom, rather than really whet an unfamiliar reader with the greater work.Superb cover illustration by Dominick Saponaro I m a sucker for good cover art.A good read The author did a really good job introducing an alien culture, and a character I could connect with in a very short story Well developed, and different It left me wanting to know , and how things are going to play out from here. When Tula Bane, a Human, was left for dead on the Yertina Fertay station, she met Heckleck He is the one,than any other, who allowed her to survive and thrive Here is a short story about what sent him into space and taught him the skills he would teach Tula. Really enjoyed this short story in the Tin Star universe Still hoping forin that series. 5 5.Why did it take me so long to read this when I dfhfjhsdfhsdfj loved Heckleck.Remedied A great short story about his past Now I want to reread Tin Star again The Sound of Useless Wings by Cecil Castellucci 3308 words Another funner story despite some rather sad business, this one follows an alien who finds himself an outcast among his people Smaller andopen to the unknown, to space and all its mysteries, he is excited when he is chosen to move to a new world, and that hope emboldens him to hope for , to perhaps hope that he can succeed as a member of his people, to get a mate and sire broods Fortunately or unfortunately, he is taught t The Sound of Useless Wings by Cecil Castellucci 3308 words Another funner story despite some rather sad business, this one follows an alien who finds himself an outcast among his people Smaller andopen to the unknown, to space and all its mysteries, he is excited when he is chosen to move to a new world, and that hope emboldens him to hope for , to perhaps hope that he can succeed as a member of his people, to get a mate and sire broods Fortunately or unfortunately, he is taught that it s not to be, and is betrayed by a brother so that he has no choice but to flee But in that flight he gains what he had always hoped for It s a strange story, but one that shows how what we want is something we re not always aware of And while the main character thinks that his life is over when he loses the dream of having a family, instead he finds that he just needed to look elsewhere, just needed to find himself among the stars that he yearned to see It s a sweet story, a nice way to finish off the month I am usually wary of prequels and short stories set in the world of a bigger book series, because they often fail to deliver This is a surprising exception I have not red the Tin Star series, but after reading this novelette I might.This is the story of Heckleck, a Hort alien, raised to understand that breeding and propagating his own kind is the sole reason for living When he is called upon to settle on a new planet, he meets the daughter of a politician, Goglu, with whom he falls helplessly I am usually wary of prequels and short stories set in the world of a bigger book series, because they often fail to deliver This is a surprising exception I have not red the Tin Star series, but after reading this novelette I might.This is the story of Heckleck, a Hort alien, raised to understand that breeding and propagating his own kind is the sole reason for living When he is called upon to settle on a new planet, he meets the daughter of a politician, Goglu, with whom he falls helplessly in love, and is determined to win over But nothing is easy in love and space exploration This is a prequel to the author s novel Tin Star, which I Haven t read, so I m treating it as a standalone short story PoV Is a character of an insect awaited race in a multi alien spacefaring universe It just worked okay for me, presumablyengaging for those familiar with the character s later story This is a prequel to the author s novel Tin Star, which I Haven t read, so I m treating it as a standalone short story PoV Is a character of an insect awaited race in a multi alien spacefaring universe It just worked okay for me, presumablyengaging for those familiar with the character s later story