Reviews of Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina (1995)
Review by clong (2004-11-09)
This is that rare anthology where the whole is actually less than the sum of its parts. Each author felt compelled to make their character extraordinary, with most of them turning out to be latent rebels in waiting. Why couldn't someone have just written an interesting story about a depressed drunk facing a dead-end job, political oppression, lack of opportunity, and other nasty attributes of the imperial dystopia?
Daniel Keys Moran's contribution, about a Devaronian with an ugly secret in his past who was trying to remain anonymous, was my favorite.