Able-bodied SFR Authors, Don’t Do This

So there I was last night, merrily reading a sci-fi romance (2016 release). The story introduced a secondary character, one who’d been seriously injured as an adult. In the scene, he revealed to the hero that he was receiving treatment to repair the injured area of his body. He was wearing a device akin to the Superflex suit. I’m thinking, cool, here’s a character of color with a disability using assistive technology in a futuristic SFR. Progress, right?

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