“Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling”

Title“Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling”
Year for Search2018
AuthorsBeckett, L. X.
Secondary TitleThe Magazine and Fantasy and Science Fiction
Volume / Edition135.1/2
Pagination75-149
Date PublishedJuly-August 2018
KeywordsCanadian author, Transgender author
Annotation

A complex high-tech dystopia in which individuals gain and lose social capital, which is necessary for almost everything one does, through the responses of people to their actions. The focus is on a man struggling to regain the capital he has lost. Other aspects of the society are referred to in passing, like printed food, the effects of climate change, such as the use of backyards as carbon offsets, which is likely to required in the near future, and that childless young people have left western countries, and their parents and grandparents, for jobs in Asia. 

Author Note

Canadian transgender author

Full Text

2018 Beckett, L. X. “Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling.” The Magazine and Fantasy and Science Fiction 135.1/2 (July-August 2018): 75-149.

A complex high-tech dystopia in which individuals gain and lose social capital, which is necessary for almost everything one does, through the responses of people to their actions. The focus is on a man struggling to regain the capital he has lost. Other aspects of the society are referred to in passing, like printed food, the effects of climate change, such as the use of backyards as carbon offsets, which is likely to required in the near future, and that childless young people have left western countries, and their parents and grandparents, for jobs in Asia. Canadian transgender author.