Short Story Saturday: File and Forget by Seanan McGuire

Author: Seanan McGuire
Released: September 1, 2018
Received: Patreon

4 kitties

Ha! It’s been a hot minute since I read any of Seanan Mcguire’s shorts that weren’t directly connected to one of her larger worlds (October Daye, InCryptid, etc.). So File and Forget was a pretty refreshing read, all things considered. As with many of the short stories I get by Seanan McGuire, File and Forget is available through her Patreon. You can sign up and get access to the entire backlog (which is pretty fantastic, if I may say so) alongside a new short every month.

One could say that File and Forget is a cautionary tale of a sort. Set in a (hopefully) distant future, it portrays the cost of corporate greed and administrative oversight – or the lack thereof. More specifically, this is the story of what happens when you don’t respect your assistants enough.

This was a short and sweet read. Well, maybe sweet isn’t the word I’m looking for. I’m sure that File and Forget hits a little harder these days, given current events. But it is such a good read, even without that added context.


About Liz (AKA Cat)

I am an avid animal lover, photographer, reader, and much more. While my photography blog is feeling a bit neglected at the moment, the other sites I'm involved in are going strong. ✧I review books, comics, and basically anything else in the literary world over at Quirky Cat's Fat Stacks (of Books). ✧I review comics and books, as well as write content for Word of the Nerd. ✧I review comics for Monkeys Fighting Robots. ✧I write content for Screen Rant and CBR. ✧I write book reviews for The Review Crew.
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