Short story: “Death and the Hobbyist”
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“Death and the Hobbyist,” by Sean Williams
Appeared in Lightspeed Magazine in November 2013 (read and listen); part of a series
3,752 words, according to Lightspeed
A gentle, memoir-ish story. It’s such a lovely idea that these oddballs (along the lines of our own railroad fans and historical reenactors) could take over where most people fail.