by V.E. Schwab
Edited by Miriam Weinberg
Cover Artist: Victo Ngai
Review by Sam Tomaino
Date: 27 August 2013
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"Warm Up" by V.E. Schwab -+- David Lane survived an avalanche but he's not okay. He is always cold. If he grips something with his hands, he burns it. He has started to learn to control the burning but because he cannot control it perfectly, he has isolated himself from his wife and son. Finally, 297 days after the avalanche, after he "died", he leaves his house. The end of this seemed a bit arbitrary and out of left field.
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