It’s hard to pull off a good reveal without making the story cheesy, which is why Losses Beyond the Kill Point, by Marilyn K. Martin, was so impressive. Also, it packs such an emotional punch that we could almost cry. I mean, not that we cried. Anyone who ever says that a story has made us cry is a blatant liar. Because we never cry. But if there was a story that would make us cry, this might be it.
But of course we didn’t.