• First publication
    • Realms of Fantasy, 2001
  • Wolfe collection(s)
  • Other anthologies
    • The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifteenth Annual Collection, 2002
    • Year's Best Fantasy 2, 2002

Wolfe's comments from the Introduction to Innocents Aboard

There were no comments about this story in the introduction.


Mary the mother of Jesus, is approached by angels at the end of her life; a rich man in the town has a new view of her, and a new outlook on life.


  • Sources of quotes
  • Meanings of names
  • References to other works
  • Theories about what happens under the surface, what the narrator isn't telling us, who the narrator is and when and why s/he is telling the story, what the whole thing "means," etc.
    If there are multiple or competing theories, each one should be given a name with a three-bang (!!!) header; if the page begins to get out-of-hand from the size of these, as could happen in a few cases, they should be shuffled off to their own page(s).
  • Etc.

Unresolved Questions

  • Was it A or was it B, or was it X or Z?
  • Was it he or was it she, or was it you or me?
  • Who dunnit?
  • Did the Star Child really start WWIII at the end of 2001?

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