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Title This is how you die : stories of the inscrutable, infallible, inescapable machine of death / edited by Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, and David Malki!.

Imprint New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2013.
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Edition First edition
Description xii, 492 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary Using the premise of a machine that predicts how, but not where or when, a person will die, the editors cull together the best of the thousands of submissions they received, many of which have unexpected endings.
Contents Stories. Old age, surrounded by loved ones / 'Nathan Burgoine -- Rock and roll / Toby W. Rush -- Natural causes / Rhiannon Kelly -- Shiv sena riot / Ryan Estrada -- Zephyr / George Page III -- Execution by beheading / Chandler Kaiden -- Lazarus reactor fission sequence / Tom Francis -- Drowning burning falling flying / Grace Seybold -- Conflagration / D.L.E. Roger -- Screaming, crying, alone, and afraid / Daliso Chaponda -- Apitoxin / John Takis -- Blue fever / Ada Hoffmann -- Tetrapod / Rebecca Black -- Machine of death / Karen Stay Ahlstrom -- Monsters from the deep / David Malki ! -- Toxoplasmosis of the brain / Gord Sellar -- Cancer / Ryan North -- Two one six / Marleigh Norton -- Blunt force trauma / Liz Argall -- Meat eater / John Chernega and Bill Chernega -- Made into delicious cheeseburger / Sarah Pavis -- Your choice / Richard Salter -- In battle, alone and soon forgotten / Ed Turner -- Lake Titicaca / M. Bennardo -- In sleep / Ben Warom -- Cecile / Hollan Lane -- La mort d'un roturier / Martin Livings -- Not applicable / Kyle Schoenfeld -- Peacefully / M.J. Leitch -- Old age / Brigita Orel -- Furnace / Erika Hammerschmidt.
List of comic strips. Bear / KC Green -- Old age / Ryan Pequin -- Dracula / Anthony Clark -- Got too extreme / KC Green -- Skydiving / Kris Straub -- Unwise decision / KC Green -- Massive blood loss / Ryan PEquin -- Abandoned in space / KC Green -- Mauled / Krist Straub -- Poison / KC Green -- Bite wound / Kris Straub -- Eaten alive by insects / Ryan Pequin -- Koala bear (first appearance of machine of death) / Ryan North.
Subject Death -- Fiction.
Forecasting -- Fiction.
Short stories, American.
American fiction -- 21st century.
Other Author North, Ryan, 1980-, editor of compilation.
Bennardo, Matthew, editor of compilation.
Malki !, David, editor of compilation.
Call # 813.010806 THIS IS HOW
ISBN 9781455529391 (trade pbk.)
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