REVIEW: “You Pay Your Money and You Take Your Chance” by Michelle Ann King

Review of Michelle Ann King, “You Pay Your Money and You Take Your Chance”, Luna Station Quarterly 34 (2018): Read online. Reviewed by Sara L. Uckelman.

If you had the option of entering a machine that would either make you one year older or one year younger, and you didn’t know which, would you take it?

That’s the titular chance to be taken in this story, and it’s an intriguing premise. It felt to me, however, that more time was spent setting up the story than was spent on the story itself; by the time we are ready to watch Disa make her decision, it is already almost the end.