A lot of the 2020 Hugos stuff we’ve taken a minute to look at is really bad.* This isn’t the case for the 1945 Retro Hugos.
Given how bad a lot of the contemporary nominees are, it’s pretty impressive that something this good would win!
We absolutely adore Leigh Brackett, and recommend you check out everything you can get your hands on by her!
If you haven’t already, you ought to check out our illustrated edition of her Stark Planet Stories novellas!