The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat

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"The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat" is a fantasy story by Brooke Bolander. It was first published in Uncanny Magazine, in 2018.

Synopsis[edit]

In a fairy tale setting, three dromeosaurid sisters have an unpleasant encounter with a handsome prince.

Reception[edit]

"The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat" was a finalist for the 2019 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.[1]

Tangent Online found it to be "very light comedy, which provides a moderate amount of amusement", calling it "a featherweight story" and "quite lengthy".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2019 Hugo Award & 1944 Retro Hugo Award Finalists, by Cheryl Morgan, at TheHugoAwards.org; published April 2, 2019; retrieved April 22, 2019
  2. ^ Uncanny #23, July/August 2018, reviewed by Victoria Silverwolf, at Tangent Online; published July 14, 2018; retrieved April 22, 2019