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#CBR4 Maneuver #27-28 – Divine Comedies

Target: Tom Holt’s Here Comes the Sun and Odds and Gods

Profile: Comic Fantasy, Absurdist Fiction, Satire

Summary: From the Divine Comedies omnibus edition, “Here Comes the Sun: The sun rises late, dirty and so badly in need of a service it’s a wonder it gets up at all.  The moon’s going to be scrapped soon and a new one commissioned – but they’ve been saying that for years.  All is not well with the universe… and it’s because the mortals [aren’t] running the show.  It’s time for a Higher Power to take charge.

Odds and Gods: It’s a god’s life at the Sunnyvoyde Residential home for retired deities.  Everlasting life can be a read drag when all you’ve got to look forward to is cauliflower cheese on Wednesdays.  But things are about to change, because those almighty duffers Thor, Odin and Frey have restored a thousand-year-old traction engine, and the thing actually works!”

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