"Targets"

Title"Targets"
Year for Search2017
AuthorsBrown, Eric (b. 1960)
Secondary TitleShoreline of Infinity
Pagination78-85
Date PublishedMay 2017
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, Scottish author
Annotation

Overpopulation dystopia set in Los Angeles in which people are chosen, supposedly randomly, as targets for killing by the police. Such people are not eligible for higher education, cannot venture out after dark, and can only get low-level jobs. The protagonist and his family are colored, and they are all chosen. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Best of British Science Fiction 2017. Ed. Donna Scott ([Weston, Eng.]: NewCon Press, 2018), 201-05

Illustration

Illus. Jessica Good

Holding Institutions

PSt

Author Note

The author (b. 1960) was born in England and lives in Scotland

Full Text

2017 Brown, Eric (b. 1960). “Targets.” Illus. Jessica Good. Shoreline of Infinity, no. 8 (May 2017): 78-85. Rpt. in Best of British Science Fiction 2017. Ed. Donna Scott ([Weston, Eng.]: NewCon Press, 2018), 201-05. PSt

Overpopulation dystopia set in Los Angeles in which people are chosen, supposedly randomly, as targets for killing by the police. Such people are not eligible for higher education, cannot venture out after dark, and can only get low-level jobs. The protagonist and his family are colored, and they are all chosen. The author was born in England and lives in Scotland.