And this week’s Squid-related diversion:

I mentioned a Drabblecast story last time, but probably the origin of my interest in squid (particularly as the agents of change/changeable things themselves) would be Jeff VanderMeer’s collection of stories “The City of Saints and Madmen“, particularly the anthologised short story King Squid.

And now that I think of it, the fictional city of Ambergris (the setting of the novel and two subsequent volumes Shriek: An Afterword and Finch) offers a really interesting context for looking at conflict landscapes in terms of the largely silent war between humans and the GreyCaps. Hmm…

Here’s an interview with Jeff…

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