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3.0

The third book of the Dystopia Triptych closes off the stories that began in the first two books, in some cases pushing the characters years into the future.

Some thoughts: Failsafe: Deep/Fake 3 by Rich Larson takes us into the country, but the chaos of the city follows. This one had a great ending line. The concluding stories of Targets by Adam-Troy Castro, Harvest by Seanan McGuire and Robots Rise by Tobias Buckell all had hopeful endings, but in some cases I felt that they were satisfying but perhaps not all that surprising. On the other hand, the ending of Lawless 3 by Merc Fenn Wolfmoor finished off the anthology by giving us a fabulous, semi-dark yet cathartic ending that reminded me a little of John Carpenter's "Escape From L.A."
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