fiction science fiction short stories

20 pages | first published 2021

Description

As a powerful matriarchy reshapes the world, two men—old friends—confront the past and future in a bracing speculative short story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of Americanah. One night in Lagos, two former friends reunite. Obinna is a du...
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Moods

reflective 81%
challenging 25%
tense 23%
emotional 20%
dark 9%
funny 9%
sad 9%
adventurous 6%
informative 6%
inspiring 6%
hopeful 4%
mysterious 4%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 45%
fast 37%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 69% | A mix: 20% | Plot: 7% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

No: 51% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | No: 27% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 39% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 27% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.63