Working Undercover (X-Files/Pretender)

Reviewed by Kathryn A on 18th May 2002 (7)
Tags: Novelette

Another in my Pretender binge. I have mixed feelings about this one. I like the subtlety of the characterization, the way people were sending each other messages in few words, that only some of the people present knew the full context of. Unfortunately, it could have done with a good beta reading -- there were a few points at which I was left going "huh?" at pieces of dialogue and description that felt as if words had been accidentally left out, and I could only guess at what had been intended. There were also points at which the plot seemed a bit too improbable. Also the story finished before it properly got to the end; at least that's what it felt like.