An insanely interesting story I want to know I could have read a whole series on this irl What Doctor Gottlieb saw is very much an introduction to Gretel If you have read Bitter Seeds you ll know that Gretel is probably the most dangerous of all the characters Even before she was experimented on she wasn t right the farm merely Portrait of a Starter: An Unhidden Story gave her the talent to be very veryood at being badDr Gottlieb works on the farm he is pretty much the farm s shrink Everyone needs a bit of help coping with what is How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--and the Stark Choices Ahead going on there but Gretel is really starting to come into her own her and Gottlieb isetting
WorriedI Was A Bit Concerned When I was a bit concerned when I this that I would remember enough from Bitter Seeds but as it all came back as I read the first paragraph I don t think you need to have read any of the Milkweed books to appreciate this but it is probably better to read it after the firstTregillis has really created a monster in Gretel At first you don t really think that her talent prescience is hugely dangerous but think about it If you know the conseuences of all your actions and others actions then you can plan out how you would rather it o And Gretel plans things to the minutest detail no butterfly wings of chaos here all is laid out and intricately devised Really makes me "wonder how far back her plans o with regards to the events of Bitter SeedsI really will have "how far back her plans o with regards to the events of Bitter SeedsI really will have read on in this series now Ian Tregillis is one of my favorite new authors Bitter Seeds and The Coldest War are a brilliant blen. Gretel has wires in her head Gretel likes to pick wildflowers Gretel is one of the subjects on the farm and she is Doctor. Glorious creepy little tidbit Dark Chocolate Goodness "dark chocolate oodness reader was Moonrise given just a hint of the complex story arc that apparently runs this series Milkweed Triptych So the author CAN do satisfying conclusions Nifty little kinda whodunnit preuel to BITTER SEEDS Interesting read Finished reading Bitter Seeds Friday night and read this short story early Sunday morning Both are prettyood and share common characters The time lines of the two overlap with What Doctor Gottlieb Saw happening before most of Bitter Seeds but I think I m lad I read Bitter Seeds first I think reading What Doctor Gottlieb Saw first would have spoiled some of my enjoyment of learning slowly about some of the characters Gretel in particularview spoilerThe plot in What Doctor Gottlieb Saw turns on a device that reminded me a lot of a concept from the The End of Eternity by Isaac Asimov In The End of Eternity characters travel though out
to make changes to improve the lot of One of their oals is to make the Minimum Necessary Change to achieve the Maximum Desired Response Apparently Gretel appreciates the elegance of this concept hide spoiler ChillingThis book is an ominous introduction to The Milkweed Trilogy The trilogy deals with the Third Reich s experiments with extra sensory powers in their coming war with all of Europe This story deals with a sadistic malevolent and sociopathic young irl who can foresee the outcome of events and therefore twist them to her liking Chilling. Be his body in a ditch next This story is set in the world of Ian Tregillis's Milkweed series which began with Bitter See.
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in the series writes with a cruel fluencythe series writes with a cruel fluency that you feel every horror like a punch in the ut Imagine Highsmith s brutally casual depiction of sociopathy combined with Lovecraft s ability to show the vast horrors of an indifferent A short story occurring in same time frame as Bitter Seeds first book in a fabulous series about Nazis developing a corps of people with super powers while Britain exploited sorcery It stars Gretel a fascinating sociopath ifted with prescience This can now be read without logging in to Tor s site 35 What Doctor Gottlieb Saw is a preuel of Milkweed Triptych series I ve heard a lot about Not my favourite time setting WWII or around but it s alternate history combined with paranormal elements and science fiction so I will probably like the whole series This story takes place on a farm where they are experimenting on talented individuals telekinesis clairvoyance and such and one of them dies during an experiment Doctor Gottlieb is part of medical personnel and he fears he might be next in line to be executed because of that failure He does everything he can to find out what exactly happened during the experiment Although he partly suspects the truth he is still surprised where his investigation takes himI liked it You can read for free at torcomReading this story was Gottlieb's responsibility but she knows something she isn't telling and if Doctor Gottlieb doesn't figure it out it may. .