“Before she could speak he walked straight out through the window, vanishing the other side & leaving her with the impression that the view from her room was painted on the glass. As if the world fabric was a style of art to which only Gaines and people like him had the secret.”
One problem for the corporate fixers, failed entradistas and immersion junkies who populate Light, Nova Swing and Empty Space is that they see the universe as the backdrop for their own mystery play, “The Boys from Earth”. But they are not privileged in or by the universe. There is nothing special about their dilemmas.
On the other hand, at least they’re all together in a single volume in the German language. Who knows where they’ll turn up next.