...is purty, and despite not twigging that my story 'Night of the Firstlings', was filched from the Book of Exodus (and why, necessarily, should he?), Alvaro Zinos-Amaro quite likes it
. And that's good—a story should be able to live independently of its references.
Ted Chiang's is apparently a masterpiece, though—any old day I'll be able to read it for myself and confirm.