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Contains the short story Bloodchild onlyYears ago a group known as the Terrans left Earth in search of a life free of persecution Now they live alongside the Tlic an alien race who face extinction; their only chance of survival. Dear Ms ButlerI feel the same way about bearing childrenxoxocarolview spoiler Ok for real the rating is 'amazing' but in a totally Octavia Butler and Sherri Tepper way because damn if those two don't give me the heebies every time along with the feels Well Butler every time; Tepper often Seriously must she always challenge me To no one's surprise it won the Hugo the Nebula and the Locus Novelette Award in 1985 I read the edition with Butler's 'Afterward' where she notes this was her 'male pregnancy' story as well as her writing out her feelings about finding about the life cycle of the botfly before a trip to Peru She also notes it's a bit about coming of age and oh is it ever and a little bit about paying 'rent' In other words she accomplishes an amazing amount in a relatively small amount of words Take note authorsAmazing hide spoiler

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BloodchildIs own life Bloodchild is Octavia E Butler’s shattering meditation on symbiosis love power and tough choices It won the Hugo Locus Nebula and Science Fiction Chronicle awards and is widely regarded as one of her greatest work. Blood Child is as thrilling and intricate as it was the first time I read it However as was the purpose for re reading it today I would like to say Happy Birthday Octavia Butler Her words ideas and imagination inspired so many of us to feel bold enough to write our own stories and to believe they were important enough to be told She has influenced my own world so immensely both in my personal creative endeavors as well as in my professional teaching career And I am only one piece of starlight in the universe of people she has transformed So thank Octavia for everything We will always keep your words and memory alive

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Bloodchild characters Õ 104 Ö Contains the short story Bloodchild onlyYears ago a group known as the Terrans left Earth in search of a life free of persecution Now they live alongside the Tlic an alien race who face extinction; their only chance of survival is to plant their larvae inside the bodies of the humansWhen Gan a young boy is chosen as a carriIs to plant their larvae inside the bodies of the humansWhen Gan a young boy is chosen as a carrier of Tlic eggs he faces an impossible dilemma can he really help the species he has grown up with even if it means sacrificing h. Exceptionally weird and uite creepy It’s really a stellar example of uality short fiction I have a feeling that this one will stick with me for a long long time