"Chrono's Christmas"

Title"Chrono's Christmas"
Year for Search1985
AuthorsRose, Rhea
Secondary AuthorsMerril, Judith(Josephine Juliet Grossman)(1923-1997)
Secondary TitleTesseracts
Pagination21-38
Date Published1985
PublisherPress Porcépic
Place PublishedVictoria, BC, Canada
KeywordsCanadian author, Female author
Annotation

Dystopia. Most people are immortal and aliens want the secret. The few female children are not immortal and are sold to the aliens. A dystopian daycare center tries to develop survival characteristics in children. At the end of the story the center is closed by the computer system that runs it, and the children will have to survive in the outside world.

Holding Institutions

Can, Merril, PSt

Author Note

Canadian female author .

Full Text

1985 Rose, Rhea. “Chrono’s Christmas.” Tesseracts. Ed. Judith Merril (Victoria, BC, Canada: Press Porcépic, 1985), 21-38. Can, Merril, PSt

Dystopia. Most people are immortal and aliens want the secret. The few female children are not immortal and are sold to the aliens. A dystopian daycare center tries to develop survival characteristics in children. At the end of the story the center is closed by the computer system that runs it, and the children will have to survive in the outside world. Canadian female author.