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About Fire Watch Winner of six Nebula and five Hugo awards, Connie Willis is one of the most acclaimed and imaginative authors of our time.

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Despite kicking off Willis’ superb time-travel series which I loveI was surprised that the title story, Fire Watch didn’t do all that much for me.

He could not imagine where a fire engine could be going.

It was The Worker. Death and the imminent threat of death are ever present in the London of the Blitz; every relationship the narrator forms is coloured by the knowledge that death is quite possibly just around the corner. A real mixed bag but “All My Darling Daughters” is one of the most devastating things I’ve ever read. A bit of overexposure and I’d be done for by morning. Samaritan Willis returns to the religious theme in a tale featuring a female cleric who wishes to have an orang-utan baptised.


Then I remembered I had not dreamed at all. I have taken a first.

Traitors, that’s what they are. There were exactly two more days left in What if he was coming to get me, to show me the way home? The chars talk most of the night and the sound of the bombs is muffled, which somehow makes it worse.

Fire Watch, by Connie Willis

Langby picked me up. But I did find them all enjoyable.

October 8 – We have been standing double watches for a week — bomber’s moon. He looked out the door a moment longer as if he expected the lazy bourgeois tarts at any moment and intended to attack them with the white bundle; then he turned and said, as if he were guiding a tour, “This way, please,” and took off into the gloom.

And in the center, the one clear moment when I went after Langby on a rope and saved his life.

She handed the flimsy computer envelope to me. November 11 – The cat’s back. Conhie haven’t checked the alleyways or the rest of the steps, and there might be a dud or a delayed incendiary or something that I missed.

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Several stories were disturbing, frankly. Keep your mouth shut.

A straight, clear, hit-you-in-the-solar-plexus kind of tale. What have we done? Maybe they won’t come at all.

Short Story Read-Along for July: “Fire Watch” by Connie Willis

Just enter your email address below: Where were the questions about Enola and Langby and the cat? Feb 15, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: Fire Watch is very much a product of its era, both in its dystopian style and in demonization of communism. Looking forward to hopefully seeing more of it?

Firesatch is a major player in all the above-mentioned books except the comedic To Say Nothing of the Dog and Bellwether. October 25 – Langby’s tourist showed up again. Subscribe to our weekly podcast about books! He lunged suddenly toward girewatch past me and peered out the open doors.

She was wearing a smart uniform and open-toed shoes, and her hair was in an elaborate frizz around her face. But from a religious studies point of view, it was well-done. A cat meowed, quite near, and rubbed against my leg.